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Construction jobs reach record levels in city

Construction jobs reach record levels in city

Jobs in the city’s construction industry continue to climb to record levels, says state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli. New York City’s total construction employment was just under 158,000 last year, topping a record of around 150,000 reached just a year earlier, according to a report from the comptroller’s office Thursday. The city’s construction industry added 45,300 […]

SST Card Bundle Discount Inside 06/17/2019

SST Card Bundle Discount Inside 06/17/2019

TOP STORIES Reminder: The Local Law 196 Deadline Changed to December 1! Last month city officials have extended the deadline for construction workers to complete new safety training. The City Council granted workers another six months, meaning the new deadline is December 1, 2019. Local Law 196 requires certain workers and supervisors to receive safety [...]
NYC lawmaker stresses safety training after month’s 3rd death

NYC lawmaker stresses safety training after month’s 3rd death

Dive Brief: There have been three construction-related deaths in New York City already this month, and city council member Robert Cornegy Jr. has taken the opportunity to remind building officials how important it is that they implement the construction safety training laws passed in 2017, Crain’s New York Business reported. One worker fell to his death while performing brickwork […]

Local Law 196 Deadline changed to December 1!!! 05/16/2019

Local Law 196 Deadline changed to December 1!!! 05/16/2019

TOP STORIES The Local Law 196 Deadline Changed to December 1! For the second time since the new requirements were enacted, city officials have extended the deadline for construction workers to complete new safety training. The City Council granted workers another six months, meaning the new deadline is December 1, 2019. Local Law 196 requires certain workers [...]
3D-printed precast concrete molds for redeveloped NYC landmark a first

3D-printed precast concrete molds for redeveloped NYC landmark a first

It would be a shame to redevelop the Domino Sugar refinery property in Brooklyn without giving a nod to the historic building’s past. Installing concrete panels on the exterior of the 42-story tower achieved that, but manufacturing those panels from 3D-printed molds also provided a glimpse of the future. The under-development high-rise known as One South […]

NYC sewer system construction costs rocket 1500% to $1.2B

NYC sewer system construction costs rocket 1500% to $1.2B

Dive Brief: Costs for the Gowanus Canal sewage retention tank project in Brooklyn, New York, have shot up to $1.2 billion, more than 1500% higher than its original price tag of $78 million, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle reported. The new cost projection is also more than twice what the Environmental Protection Agency expected the cost of the […]

Avoiding the Most Common OSHA Citations

Avoiding the Most Common OSHA Citations

Just one mistake could put sanitation industry employers in hot water with the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). But OSHA’s standards aren’t always on par with what’s happening in waste and recycling operations. According to Kirk Sander, National Waste & Recycling Association (NWRA) vice president of safety and standards, the top five cited […]

DOB SST Card Issuance Guidelines 04/08/2019

DOB SST Card Issuance Guidelines 04/08/2019

TOP STORIES Card Issuance Guidelines The Department is recommending that Course Providers follow the card guidelines in RCNY105-03 located at//www1.nyc.gov/site/buildings/industry/become-course-provider.page , as it pertains to the Site Safety Card(s) Issuance process. For your reference, please refer to image above. All NYC Safety has just been approved by the New York City Department of Buildings (DOB) to [...]