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Region 2 News Release:    05-705-NEW/BOS 2005-093
Thursday, April 28, 2005
Contact: John M. Chavez
Phone: (617) 565-2075


OSHA to Participate in New York City Construction Safety Week, May 2 -7

NEW YORK -- The U.S. Labor Department's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) will join with the New York City Department of Buildings and other partners to provide safety training seminars during Construction Safety Week, May 2 - 7.

To kick off the week, Monday, May 2, OSHA's Manhattan Area Office Director Richard Mendelson, will present an excavation safety symposium at the Tribeca Performing Arts Center. He will be joined by Robert Magee, a safety specialist from OSHA's New York Regional Office.

Following is the full schedule of events for the week. Construction industry contractors and other interested parties are encouraged to register for these events by e-mailing: construction_safety_week@buildings.nyc.gov. For more information, call: (212) 566-3473.


Monday, May 2: Excavation Symposium Presented by OSHA
  Location: Tribeca Performing Arts Center -- Borough of Manhattan Community College
199 Chambers St., Theater 2
New York, N.Y.
  Time: Continental Breakfast: 9:00 - 9:45 a.m. Symposium: 10:00 - 11:30 am
Public Hearing on Proposed Reference Standard (Standards for the installation of photoluminescent building signs)
  Location: NYC Department of Buildings 280 Broadway, 3rd Floor Conference Room New York, N.Y.
  Time: 1:30 p.m.
Tuesday, May 3: Underpinning Symposium by Structural Engineer's Association of New York (SEAoNY) and American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
  Location: Brooklyn Law School, Jerome Prince Moot Court Room
250 Joralemon St.
Brooklyn, N.Y.
  Time: 5:30 - 7:00 pm
Wednesday, May 4: Excavation Symposium hosted by Plumbing Foundation of the City of NY
  Location: Crown Plaza LaGuardia Hotel
104-04 Ditmars Boulevard
Elmhurst, N.Y.
  Time: 12:00 Noon (RSVP to 212-481-9740)
NYC Model Code Program: Safety Highlights
  Location: NYC Department of Buildings,
280 Broadway, 6th Floor Training Room
New York, N.Y.
  Time: 2:00 - 4:00 pm
Thurs. & Fri., May 5 & 6:   Before You Build: Questions for the Buildings Department
  Location: Lowes Home Improvement Center (2 Locations)
2171 Forest Ave., Staten Island, N.Y.
118 Second Ave., Brooklyn, N.Y.
  Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm and 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Saturday, May 7: Before You Build: Questions for the Buildings Department
  Location: Lowes Home Improvement Center (2 Locations)
2171 Forest Ave., Staten Island, N.Y.
118 Second Ave., Brooklyn, N.Y.
  Time: 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

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