Safety Consulting/Consultant Services – If you happen to be uncertain of which particular laws and regulations to follow or the best way to accomplish compliance, ABLE Safety Consulting can certainly help. Our employees of safety consulting specialists/safety consultants are knowledgeable, well-informed and have many years of construction field practical experience to help and support your business.
Site Safety Managers / Coordinators – A Licensed Site Safety Manager is needed on demolition or new construction sites on major buildings. A major building is a building suggested to have any of these features: 1. Be constructed to a height of 10 or even more stories; 2. Be constructed to a height of 125 feet or even more; 3. Have a lot coverage of 100,000 sq ft or more despite height; or 4. As specified by the commissioner. A Site Safety Coordinator or Site Safety Manager should be designated and present on the demolition or construction of major buildings based on and in compliance with Section 3310. ABLE Safety Consulting has several, licensed, professionally trained and competent site safety managers having the ability to quickly fill the needs you have for your project.
FDNY Construction Site Fire Safety Managers – Pursuant to Fire Department City of New York (FDNY) Code a fire safety manager shall be designated by the owner at every construction site in which the Building Code asks a site safety manager or site safety coordinator as stated in to NYC DOB Code. The fire safety manager will carry out the responsibilities and duties established in FDNY Code and also this section. The name and CSFSM S-56 or certificate of fitness number of the fire safety manager (as well as any alternative fire safety managers) will be entered in the logbook asked by FDNY Code to be retained in the construction site.
Site Safety Representatives – It’s required that a Site Safety Representative be chosen if there are actually commonly 20 or more employees on a site. A Site Safety Representative should stand for all workers on the site regardless of whom their direct employers are. The main responsibility holder associated to the Site Safety Representative is definitely the Project Supervisor Construction Stage (PSCS), even so, sub-contractors as well as others also have obligations. Workers choose the Site Safety Representative. The site Safety Representative ought to be constantly in place at the earliest probable period. All employees on a site, regardless of direct employer, possess a vote from the selection process.
Certified Safety Professionals (CSP) – This remarkably recognized certification is given to the people who have passed a couple extensive tests, meet up with academic requirements, and fulfill professional safety practical experience requirements. The exams include professional affairs, engineering and management aspects of safety, legal and regulatory matters, applied sciences, and other safety-related issues. Certified Safety Professionals concentrate on protecting employees, the general public, property, as well as the environment by determining, checking, and managing potential risks. The CSP redirects safety programs at a corporate and business level to cut back risk and loss.
Construction Health and Safety Technician (CHST) – Occupational health and safety technicians work together with occupational health and safety specialists to support and avoid harm to employees, the environment, property, and the public. Occupational health and safety technicians get measurements and gather workplace information either for schedule evaluation or as instructed by a specialist. Technicians frequently concentrate on water, testing air, machines, and other components of the work environment. Construction Health and Safety Technician collect details that occupational health and safety professionals then evaluate. Commonly doing work under the guidance of safety specialists, additionally, they help to put into action and review safety programs.
NYC DOB BEST Squad Site Safety Plans and DOT Logistic Plans – No permit will be issued for the demolition or construction of a major building, or for the improvement in the façade of a major building if a sidewalk shed becomes necessary until a site safety plan that meets the requirements of Chapter 1 of Title 28 of the Administrative Code has become approved by the department. Exceptions: 1. A site safety plan and site safety program is not needed for the improvement in the façade of a major building between 10 and 14 stories tall. 2. A site safety plan and site safety program is not needed for partial demolition operations in major buildings where the partial demolition operation is restricted to the interior parts of the building and where mechanical demolition equipment, aside from handheld devices, aren’t used.
Fire Safety Plans – As your fire safety manager, ABLE Safety Consulting develop and maintain at the construction site an approved pre-fire plan, making it readily available for assessment by any representative of the department. The department is informed of any alterations in site conditions materially influencing the procedures established in such plan.
Tenant Protection Plans – To better protect New York City residents, the New Codes boost Tenant Protection Plan specifications. Applicants need to indicate on the PW1 which units is going to be occupied in the course of proposed work in occupied, multiple dwelling properties, including Single Room Occupancies. Additionally, the Tenant Protection Plan should be contained in the notes portion of the submitted plans.
NYC Noise Mitigation Plans – Section 24-220 of the NYC Administrative Code makes it necessary that a noise mitigation plan should be implemented for a construction site when particular devices are utilized or construction activities are performed. The plan need to outline mitigation approaches and best management procedures (as defined in 15RCNY Section 28-102) when such devices or activities are utilized.
Emergency Egress Plan / Program – During the time of emergency, workers should know which kind of evacuation is required and what their function is in doing the plan. In some instances where the emergency is extremely grave, total and instantaneous evacuation of all workers is required. In other emergency situations, a partial evacuation of nonessential workers with a delayed evacuation of others might be necessary for continuing plant operation. In some instances, only those staff in the immediate section of the fire might be expected to evacuate or proceed to a safe area for instance, when a local application fire suppression system release employee alarm is sounded. Workers must be sure that they are fully aware what is predicted of them in all such emergency possibilities that have been planned so that you can provide assurance with their safety from fire or any other emergency. The designation of refuge or safe spots for evacuation must be determined and recognized in the plan. In a building separated into fire zones by fire walls, the refuge spot may still be in the same building but in another zone from where the emergency happens. Exterior refuge or safe spots might include parking lots, open areas or streets which are situated outside the site of the emergency and which give sufficient space to accommodate the workers. Employees needs to be instructed to escape from the exit discharge doors of the building, and also to prevent congregating near to the building where they might hamper emergency operations.
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