Recently New York City has tragically lost two workers while another was injured. As a response to these incidents the Department will be proactively sweeping construction sites throughout the city to ensure the safety of the sites and the workers. As merit shop contractors, the safety of our employees is our number one priority.
Please CLICK HERE to review the alert from the New York City Department of Buildings
Continued education is one of the best ways to promote safety on your jobsites. Please, CLICK HERE to review the various training opportunities available to you as ABC members!
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The construction industry shut down for a few months last year during the pandemic — but was quickly deemed essential, allowing paused projects to continue. But in that short time, the sector lost more than 1 million workers. The industry has recouped nearly 80% of its workforce since then, but is still down 238,000 workers from pre-pandemic levels as of June, according to the Labor Department.
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