Updated: Jun 20, 2019
Newsletter – Week of 5/13
Keywords: Safety Technology, Construction Safety, OSHA, Construction Tech, Construction Workers’ Safety
New Commissioner Chosen for NYC Department of Buildings:
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has appointed Melanie La Rocca as commissioner of the Department of Buildings, which regulates the city's real estate and construction industries and enforced laws to protect tenants from construction harassment. The department regulates and promotes the safe and lawful use of nearly 1.1 million buildings and more than 45,000 active construction sites in New York City. She will begin work on June 3.
Source: Occupational Health & Safety
Latest in SkillSignal Technologies
Free SST Card Compliance Calculator (Local Law 196):
SkillSignal has published a free online tool that will help NYC construction professionals to assess if they have the required training to qualify for an NYC SST Card. Using powerful proprietary algorithms, this tool is ideal if you need to identify training gaps or potential compliance risks in your workforce or at your subcontractors.
OSHA- Running through May 17th, OSHA aims to keep young workers safe this summer by partnering with worker safety organizations on #MySafeSummerJob, a social media campaign to educate young workers about safety rights in the workplace, how to speak up about dangerous work conditions, and how to protect themselves on the job.
Source: Facility Executive