In August 2023, New York Department of Buildings updated required protocol for third-party certifications for erecting tower cranes.
Beginning September 1, 2023, the Department of Buildings will no longer waive the Work Without a Permit civil penalty for installed permitted sidewalk sheds with an expired permit.
The NYC DOB has clarified the use of guards and personal fall arrest systems to facilitate solar panel maintenance.
If you have a sidewalk shed permit that has been active for more than 90 days, you must login to DOB NOW and complete the survey by August 31st.
Preventing heat-related illness on a job site is a team effort, and it’s essential to remember that OSHA holds specific responsibilities toward employers during periods of excessive heat.
For construction and demolition related projects, sidewalk sheds and fences are the primary Code-prescribed means of providing protections for pedestrians. In certain instances, containment netting may be a viable alternative to a sidewalk shed until permanent repairs can be performed.
Department of Labor announces rule expanding submission requirements for injury, illness data provided by employers in high-hazard industries Final rule takes effect Jan. 1, 2024, for certain employers
NYCDOB: Civil Penalty Increase for Failing to File an Acceptable Certificate of Correction for an Immediately Hazardous Class 1 Summons (AEUHAZ)
The penalty for failure to file a certificate of correction for an Immediately Hazardous Class 1 summons will be increased from $3,000 to $5,000.
Workers and supervisors whose Site Safety Training (SST) cards expire in 2023 must complete site safety training refresher courses before they can renew their cards. Here's how...