Tag: DOB

Construction Site Safety, Regulations

NYC’s construction site inspections, enforcement ‘inadequate’

September 8, 2022

Via: Construction Dive

Though DOB did agree with most key recommendations in the report, Eric Ulrich, commissioner at the DOB, said in email to the deputy comptroller that “it is important to note that the onus is on contractors and site safety professionals” […]

Construction Site Safety, Hazards

1,499 stop work orders issued in NYC construction sweep

September 23, 2021

Via: Construction Dive

Falls on worksites are a national problem. Out of 1,102 construction fatalities in 2019, 401 resulted from falls, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The problem is even more pronounced in New York City, where since 2015, construction falls […]

Construction Processes, Legal, Sustainability

New York City reopens nonessential construction work

June 8, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

Starting today, workers will begin returning to New York City’s construction sites after a months-long coronavirus moratorium. Between 200,000 and 400,000 people are expected to return to work as New York City enters Phase I of Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s reopening […]