Safe House: TSC’s John Connolly on New Local Construction Laws and Recent Accidents


Commercial Observer drove out to Bayonne, N.J., to meet with construction and safety expert John Connolly of Total Safety Construction to talk about why there have been so many accidents, the craziest thing he’s seen on a construction site, and a law making its debut next month.

0:19 – Better training and the thinking behind Local Law 196.
2:57 – Changing the attitude on a construction site.
3:49 – The importance of meetings … and how it’s being addressed in Local Law 204.
4:34 – Getting to the bottom of New York’s spate of construction accidents.
5:38 – Economic versus safety concerns.
7:07 – The dumbest thing that Connolly has ever seen on a construction site.


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