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NYC DOB Civil Penalty Increase: Understanding the Changes

The New York City Department of Buildings (DOB) has recently announced an NYC DOB Civil Penalty Increase, which is crucial for all involved in the construction industry to understand and comply with. This increase pertains to the penalties for failing to file an acceptable Certificate of Correction for an Immediately Hazardous Class 1 Summons (AEUHAZ).…

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Incidents vs Accidents: What’s the Difference?

In common language, we tend to use “incident” and “accident” interchangeably, with the latter having a more negative connotation. However, in the world of occupational safety, each word has a precise meaning. To complicate matters, there are various definitions for how “incident” and “accident” are used in the workplace. Whether you’re a site supervisor or…

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When Are You Required To Use A Construction Site Safety Manager vs Coordinator vs Superintendent?

3301.13.3 Designation of primary construction superintendent. The permit holder shall designate a primary construction superintendent, prior to the commencement of work, in a form and manner acceptable to the department, for the following types of jobs: The construction of a new building; The full demolition of an existing building; An alteration to an existing building…