Worker Alerts

The safety of construction workers and the public is our top priority. We continuously remind our industry partners of the best safety practices when performing work that presents the greatest threat to worker health and safety. Worker Alerts highlight the best practices workers should be aware of for specific construction jobs.

Spring Cleaning Safety Check List

A tidy, organized construction site helps protect you and your co-workers from falls, accidental impact and other injuries.

Here are some things you can do to keep safe:

Spring Cleaning Safety Check List

  •   Keep all materials away from floor and building edges.
  •   Secure storage areas from wind or accidental impact.
  •   Add fall protection around floor and shaft openings.
  •   Remove stripped framework within one day.
  •   Keep extension cords away from liquids.
  •   Spring clean daily.

Fall Prevention

Worker falls are the leading cause of death and serious injury. Prevent falls by always following safety precautions. If you notice any fall hazards, stop what you are doing and alert your supervisor immediately. Call 311 to notify DOB if your employer does not provide you with a safe working environment.

Safe Façade Work

Façade work performed on scaffolding can be extremely dangerous and proper care must be taken at all times to prevent death or serious injury. Get information on how to perform façade work safely to avoid death or serious injury. The information is also available in other languages.

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