The New York City Department of Buildings (DOB) has announced a 7-week façade and scaffold safety blitz campaign. The blitz includes inspections that will focus on 1,100 façade projects throughout the City.
As per DOB, this outreach will include:
Distributing façade work safety information.
Direct mailings of safety information to contractors performing façade work.
Mailings to Qualified Exterior Wall Inspectors (QEWIs).
Information regarding department-approved course providers who pro-vide worker safety training.
The breakdown of the 1,100 inspections will include:
A sweep of 300 buildings over 15-stories.
A sweep of 500 buildings between 7 and 14 stories.
A sweep of 300 buildings 6 stories and under.
City Safety urges you to talk to your team, and have a safety professional check your sites. This blitz will lead to an influx of violations!
Don’t become a DOB statistic!
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