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NYC Construction Safety Training Requirement Delayed to mid-2019

The New York City Department of Buildings recently delayed a new safety training initiative that was created in response to an increase in work-related fatalities. Originally scheduled to take effect on December 1, this NYC construction safety training requirement now mandates that all workers complete 30 hours of instruction by June 1, 2019. Read more

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The Greatest American Builders of All Time

Whether you work in masonry, construction, roofing or another skilled trade, it’s difficult not to appreciate the beauty of architecture. From the Empire State Building to the Sears Tower to the Flatiron Building, our greatest American builders have produced towering works that exhibit the exquisite combinations of form and function. Read more

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Job Fatigue Plagues Almost All Construction Workers

Job fatigue is a hidden workplace hazard that impacts workers’ performance and can even lead to injuries. This troublesome issue is particularly common in the construction industry. A recent report by the National Safety Council found that 100 percent of construction workers reported having at least one risk factor for fatigue. Read more