Homeland Safety Consultants, Inc.

Homeland Safety Consultants, Inc.

Construction Safety Services


Homeland Safety is the premier safety company in New York City. Our Construction Safety Services Division is staffed with NYC. Licensed Site Safety Managers and Coordinators who we assign to major construction sites to promote safety and to comply with NYC Department of Buildings requirements.

With site safety managers and coordinators onsite, contractors and developers;

  • Reduce injuries and fatalities on the job
  • Reduce the likelihood of incurring OSHA, DOB and other fines
  • Reduce workers’ compensation Premiums
  • Improve Safety and Increase Profitability

Our Construction Safety Services include:

Licensed Site Safety Managers
Required on NYC construction projects:

  • 15 stories or greater;
  • Footprint greater than 100,000 sq. ft;
  • When required by the Department of Buildings.

Licensed Site Safety Coordinators
Required on NYC construction projects:

  • 10-14 stories;
  • When required by the Department of Buildings

Construction Site Fire Safety Manager
On June 1, 2011, the New York City Fire Department began enforcing Section 1408 of the fire code. This requires all major building construction sites (those requiring either a Site Safety Manager or Site Safety Coordinator) to comply with the following:

  • A Construction Site Fire Safety Manager onsite whenever a Site Safety Manager or Coordinator is onsite;
  • A gang box, meeting FDNY requirements as to contents, size and markings, be onsite;
  • A pre-fire safety plan be written and available;
  • Floor plans for each floor delineating evacuation routes must be available;
  • Standpipe riser diagram onsite;
  • Several log books available onsite.

To address this new requirement:

  • Homeland's Site Safety Managers and Coordinators have been trained and certified as Construction Site Fire Safety Managers.
  • Homeland can prepare the Construction pre-fire safety plan.

Concrete Safety Managers
A Concrete Safety Manager must be on site when the concrete portion of the project involves the pouring of a minimum of 2,000 cubic yards of concrete or such lesser amount as the commissioner may determine by rule.

  • Homeland can provide Concrete Safety Managers for your projects.

Safety Inspections and Audits
Safety and health compliance audit and inspections are cost-effective tools for a construction manager. In such an audit, an experienced Site-Safety coordinator trained to ascertain compliance issues inspects your construction site and recommends corrective action as necessary. Varying by your needs and the size of your job, the typical safety audit includes a site inspection followed by a bound written report. The audit report includes digital photographs itemizing the would-be citations and their respective safety code references. The referenced codes include city, state and federal OSHA regulations. The report also includes items that can be used as benchmarking data for your company.

Safety Plans and Programs
Homeland Safety prepares and files required plans with the NYC Department of Buildings, BEST squad. Plans must be filed and approved by the Department of Buildings prior to permits being issued. Key plans are:

  • Site Safety Plans
  • Health and Safety Plans
  • Noise Mitigation Plans
  • Excavation Plans
  • Logistics Plans
  • Tenant Protection Plans

Safety training programs can be developed as part of the overall plan.
These include classroom training and toolbox talks.

  • Health and safety programs
  • Accident & loss prevention programs

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