DDC’s Safety and Site Support Division does everything from on-site safety and quality-assurance inspections to rapidly responding to emergency hazardous material cleanups. This team also maintains and updates the City’s extensive archive of maps and surveys. They also create much of the data that is used for the NYCMap.
In a white paper, Building a Proactive Safety Culture in the Construction Industry by the Philadelpia-based ACE Group, George Cesarini, Geoffrey Hall and Matthew Kupiec of ACE’s Construction unit discuss the need for construction companies to build a culture of safety that is ingrained at all levels, beginning at the top. The authors recommend 12 steps to strengthen construction site safety.
After years of cuts and being under-served, the Bronx is getting a boost in arts education