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National Preparedness Month – Are You Ready to Shelter in Place?

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September is National Preparedness Month.  As the American Red Cross (ARC) asks us to prepare family emergency disaster plans, I ask you “what do you know about the Emergency Action Plan at work?”  The ARC motto for family emergency plans … Continue reading

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3D Safety Plan – Star of NYCDOB Build Safe/Life Safe Conference

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Monday, April 23, was the start of NYC Department of Buildings (DOB) eighth annual safety week.  And the kick off event was a daylong conference at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in Times Square.  The DOB did an excellent job of … Continue reading

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NYC Crane Accidents – A Pattern? Maybe, but not what you think.

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Monday is the start of NYC’s annual Department of Buildings (DOB) Construction Safety Week. This year’s theme is Build Safe / Live Safe.  After last year’s great safety numbers – construction-related accidents and injuries declined for the second consecutive year; … Continue reading

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A New Years Resolution: Stop the Conspiracy of Silence

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It is the time of the year where we start to think about New Year’s resolutions. We reflect on the past year and what we want to change. Every year many of us make resolutions about our health, our finances, … Continue reading

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Be Prepared – Flu Season is Here!

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The Flu Season is here.  What does the flu have to with safety and preparedness?  At first glance, most of us would say not much.  But, after you think about it, safety is really affected by the flu.  When people … Continue reading

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Public Safety – Protecting the Public (Part I)

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This blog post is about public safety or protecting the public.  Most contractors know that some of their biggest liability losses come from someone in the public being hurt.  It’s easy to blame contractors.  They have big pockets and they’re … Continue reading

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