We’re Hiring – Looking for a Few Good Safety Pros


We’re hiring! TSCTA is looking for a few good Safety Pros to help us provide our industry-leading safety training courses. Ready to join the TSCTA Family, keep reading. JOB SUMMARY Full-time or Part-time technical instructor positions available. Position requires a flexible schedule, with night and weekend availability. Preference given to bi-lingual candidates proficient in both […]

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Holiday Gifts For the Modern Worker

Alright, it’s that time of the year again. When the weather is getting frightful, and not in the fun, Nat King Cole style: you have to layer up when you venture out. What better way than to kill two birds with one stone by getting your friend a gift you know they’ll need or want? […]

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Dunce Day: Dumbest Mistakes on the Job


There’s an old saying that goes “To err is human,” from the late Alexander Pope. While we all make mistakes, we still make mistakes. But at least you guys didn’t make the mistakes that these workers did – all of which deserved a feature on Dunce Day (11/8). Nailing the LOTO Procedure Brad was a […]

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OSHA and Cinema: Violations on the Big Screen


Films are the ultimate way to escape reality, but sometimes when you sit down and think, you’re grateful your workplace is not at one of these film fictional settings. From Dino-Zoos to Candy wonders here’s a short list of films that would never pass OSHA standards. The Terminator/Terminator 2 Movies and No Onsite Security + […]

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The Crane Operator Certification Deadline is Near: What To Do


Still Want to Lift? Get Your Crane License Renewed The Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) compliance date for crane operator and riggers certification/renewal is November 10, 2018. So, what now? Let’s brief on the job and safety guidelines of Crane Operators and Riggers. Despite what many non-construction workers think, the Crane Operator’s job isn’t just starting […]

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Fire Prevention Week: What You Need To Know


Fire prevention is in full swing and we here at TSCTA want to make sure everyone stays safe and unscorched for not only this week but year-round as well. While there’s no Smokey the Bear in this neck of the woods, fires in urban areas can be just as deadly and make up to 3% […]

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Keeping School Zones Safe Using Technology On Drivers


Question, how many regulations are in place to keep school children safe from dangerous driving? The answer is not enough, because students are still at risk as they head back to class this year. But with modern technology, that’s going to change. In Session: Blasio and Cuomo on School Safety School zones within the Tri-State […]

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Horrible Bosses: How Poor Leadership Can Create a Toxic Work Environment


When you think of safety hazards on the jobsite as a supervisor, manager, or employer, what comes to mind? Chemical hazards? Scaffolding inspections? OSHA standards? If those came to mind, that’s good! You’re on the ball in terms of safety procedures. But you may be missing one key factor here that can affect everyone on […]

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Lockout/Tagout(LOTO) & Safety Compliance


Recently, The Labor Department’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced the Top 10 Most Cited Violations list for 2016. To a devasting lack of surprise, Lockout/Tagout, or LOTO, was ranked fifth in the lineup of safety desecrations. What is LOTO? Lockout/Tagout practices are precautions that safeguard workers from hazardous energy releases during construction, maintenance, […]

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When Disaster Strikes: Creating A Disaster Plan


Each year, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) designates September as National Preparedness Month which highlights the importance of having a disaster plan and knowing what to do in the event of a worst case scenario.

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Learning From Labor – Apprenticeships Are On The Rise

As employers search for qualified new hires that will last, many U.S. adults are learning from labor – apprenticeships may better prepare a generation for work life.

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SST Provider Guidelines and What it Means to You


Recently, the New York City Department of Buildings (DOB) released the full Site Safety Training (SST) Curriculum guidelines to the public, one of the last hurdles for those seeking to deliver  Department-Approved Training to the men and women who build New York. As of this writing, TSCTA is finalizing our curriculum submittal for the DOB […]

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