It is Able Safety’s goal to provide you with site safety managers of the highest quality. All our site safety managers are certified and licensed by the department of buildings. Our team of safety managers have qualities such as technical expertise, physical stamina, construction experience, and construction management skills that will prove valuable on the job. You can be sure that any site safety manager employed by able safety has a broad knowledge in local, state and federal regulations and will ensure that your company complies with these rules.
The NYC DOB defines A Major Building as follows:
- Any new building being construction or old building being demolished that is taller than 10 stories, or higher than 125’
- Any new building or demolition where the footprint of the building is 100,000 square feet or larger regardless of the height.
- Any partial demolition on the interior of a building taller than 10 stories or 125’ where mechanical equipment will be used.
- Any façade alteration of a building taller than 15 stories.
- Any construction project that has been designated a major building by the commissioner of the DOB.
Duties of a Site Safety Manager
- Policies and procedures
- A safety manager creates and implements company policies, procedures and programs on construction safety ensuring OSHA compliance.
- Safety Concerns
- Safety Managers receive complaints and reports on safety concerns in construction companies. After investigating these reports
- Site Inspection
- Site Safety managers ensure implementation of correct policies and procedures. They also communicate with external parties such as government inspectors to facilitate evaluation of job sites.
- Arrange training programs on safety measures on job sites
Site Safety Management Program
New York City’s Site Safety program requires an individual to be assigned to every “Major Building” project to perform the duties of a Site Safety Manager. This person must be certified by the Department of Buildings and be present on these projects from the beginning of construction or demolition until the building is enclosed or completely demolished.