Construction Safety Resources

The Department of Buildings is committed to and improving quality of life for all New Yorkers. The Department has enacted several laws designed to promote safe compliant construction and increase safety at construction sites. 

Keep your construction site safe. Learn more about:

  • Construction Site Fire Safety – minimize the risk of construction site accidents and fire
  • Sidewalk Sheds – sidewalk shed requirements t
  • Winterizing Construction Sites – protect construction sites and equipment during winter months
  • Weather Advisory Subscription (link to Safety/Construction Safety/Resources/Weather Advisory Subscription) – subscribe to DOB’s weather-related advisories to receive courtesy reminders to prepare your property for inclement weather
  • Presentations – view DOB safety presentations

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