Avoiding the Four Most Common Causes of Construction Accidents

    Staying safe on the job site should be a construction worker’s number one priority. OSHA’s “Fatal Four” highlights the leading causes of construction accidents – and offers guidelines on how to prevent them. Falls Although easily avoidable, falls – especially...

    Heavy Equipment Do’s and Don’ts

    From backhoes to excavators, construction workers know how important heavy equipment is on the jobsite. Review the safety basics of heavy equipment with these do’s and don’ts:    DO: Communicate Job sites are loud and have many moving parts. When...

    How to Beat the Heat on the Jobsite

    By BSNY Staff Ah, summer in New York – longer days, stunning sunsets over the Hudson, and rising (sometimes soaring!) temperatures. As idyllic as it sounds, balmy summer conditions can turn dangerous if you don’t take the proper precautions. Here...

    Five Ways to Keep Your Subcontractor Happy

    You just got your first job in the construction industry. Great! Now, how do you keep your subcontractor happy throughout the project? Working on your first jobsite can be tough if you don’t know what your subcontractor wants. One thing...

    Core 4 Certifications Needed to Land A Construction Job

    While there is a ton of job opportunity in New York City’s construction industry, the competition between workers can still be fierce. A candidate should always go into recruiting fairs or job interviews ready to impress, and a surefire way...

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