Category Archives: Safety

Important Training Requirements and Dates for Local Law 196

Local Law 196 requires workers on New York City jobsites with a Site Safety Plan to have 30 hours of site safety training by December 1, 2019. Superintendents on these jobsites are required to have 62 hours of site safety training by December 1, 2019.  Training Requirements for Workers Workers on NYC jobsites need to […]

Wearing Hard Hats to Prevent Concussions

On September 20, 2019 the Brain Injury Awareness Association of America is recognizing Concussion Awareness Day. It is important to be aware of concussions, signs of a concussion, and how to prevent them. If you think you may have a concussion, you should seek medical treatment.  Concussion Signs and Symptoms If you injure your head, […]

Protecting Workers with PPE During Safe and Sound Week

Safe and Sound Week is a nationwide event that is recognized by OSHA and is occurring August 12-18, 2019. The goal of Safe and Sound Week is to encourage workplaces to create safety and health programs and recognize the success of these programs. How to Participate in Safe and Sound Week Encourage your workplace to […]

Lung Health & Safety on the Construction Site

Women’s Lung Health Week is May 12-18, 2019, which is a great time to refresh ourselves on lung health and how to protect our lungs while on the jobsite. The American Lung Association aims to raise awareness of lung cancer during this week. Lung cancer is the #1 cancer killer in the United States for […]

Avoid a Head Injury with a Hardhat!

March is Brain Injury Awareness Month Brain injuries can happen unexpectedly and change your life in a matter of seconds. Injuries to your brain can have severe and varying consequences. Every March, the Brain Injury Association of America runs a campaign to raise awareness about the causes and consequences of brain injuries. The theme for […]

What Signage Do You Need for Your Site?

One of the most essential aspects of a construction site is the proper safety signage. Signage is quintessential to operating a safe construction site. Signage is used for highlighting the dangers and hazards one will come across while on the jobsite, keeping workers aware of their surroundings to prevent potential accidents. OSHA’s guideline for safety […]

Wearing the Right Gloves on the Jobsite

Take a moment and think about how often you use your hands in everyday life. Our hands are our primary tool at our disposal, where they’re used to drive our cars, type on our computers, and use our tools on the construction site. Nearly every task we perform requires the use of our hands. With […]