Safety

DOB Proposed Rule

By Renee Sosnowski The DOB is proposing to add two new violation classifications, and to amend another. The new classifications will enable the DOB to ensure public safety and more effectively enforce the laws, rules and Commissioner’s orders related to the safe operation of construction equipment. A Public Hearing to discuss the proposed changes was… View more

DOB Safety Focus Shifts to Smaller Buildings

By Frank Fortino A great deal of our time and energy is spent on the large projects that define the skyline, but the smaller ones truly need our attention. In announcing a new initiative to increase site safety, Commissioner Chandler revealed a surprising fact – that nearly 75% of all accidents occur at projects which… View more

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