Why You Should Consider Learning a Skilled Trade

    A key element of construction career advancement – and the workforce development process – lies in skilled trades, such as masonry, carpentry, or electrical work. While these positions are generally more lucrative, there has been an ongoing skilled labor shortage in New York City and...

    Recognizing Construction Safety Week 2020

    Each year, Construction Safety Week brings awareness to the number one most important goal of the construction industry – keeping workers safe. In order to achieve this, the industry must work to create and promote a culture of safety from top to...

    The Meaning of Labor Day for New York City Construction Workers

    Each year, the first Monday of September marks the Labor Day holiday, generally thought of as the unofficial end to the summer season. But the true meaning of Labor Day is often overlooked – according the U.S. Department of Labor,...

    OSHA’s Focus Four: What You Should Know

    In the past few years, OSHA has concentrated efforts around highlighting four specific safety areas where the construction industry can improve its recognition, evaluation, and control. These “Focus Four” area include falls, caught-in or -between, struck by an object, and...

    Tips for Staying Safe on Site During a Thunderstorm

    It’s always important to remember safety best practices when you’re working on the jobsite – and that includes thinking about how to adapt in cases of inclement weather, such as strong winds, heavy rains, and lightning strikes. OSHA provides a...

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