Safety Plans & Programs
With vast experience working on major building projects throughout New York City, Major Building Consulting, LLC provides expert services.
The MBC Team can design standard or alternative safety measures that will satisfy all building codes for any project. Our dedicated staff will prepare drawings, research codes, meet with your team, and obtain all necessary approvals for the permitting process. Our comprehensive plans detail the safe operation of varying construction operations including job hazard analysis and task specific safety measures.
Site Safety Plans are now required for:
-New building construction or demolition (excluding 1/2/3 family homes)
-Horizontal or vertical enlargement
-Any job that requires a special inspection for underpinning or excavation side protection
-Removal of one or more floors over a 12 month period
-Alteration or demolition of more than 50% of the floor area of a building over a 12 month period
For buildings over 10 stories, MBC will design a Site Safety Plan that includes visiting the site, researching the code, then the necessary filing and obtaining approval.
For buildings below 10 stories, MBC will provide a Site Safety Plan that is specifically designed to meet the requirements of Article 110 of the New York City Building Code pursuant to Section 3301.13.1 regarding alterations, excavations, foundations, superstructures, or demolitions.
We are adept experts in Site Safety Plans (SPP) for major buildings and will guarantee an approved written program for your project. MBC can guide you through the steps needed to safeguard against risks allowing projects to be completed on time and under budget.
The purpose of a Fire Protection Plan (FPP) is to prevent a fire from occurring in a workplace. It describes the fuel sources (hazardous or other materials) on site that could initiate or contribute both to the spread of a fire, as well as the building systems, such as fixed fire extinguishing systems and alarm systems, in place to control the ignition or spread of a fire. An employer must inform employees upon initial assignment to a job of the fire hazards to which they are exposed. An employer must also review with each employee those parts of the fire prevention plan necessary for self-protection.
MBC will provide a customized FPP for your project that can be used for filing with both the Department of Buildings and the FDNY.
In addition, MBC can create a Pre-Fire Plan (PFP) in accordance with Chapter 14 of the New York City Fire Code for all projects that require a Site Safety Manager or Site Safety Coordinator.
TENANT PROTECTION PLANS
MBC provides Tenant Protection Plans (TPP) that indicate all protections, egress routes, signage, and barricades to be maintained when construction or demolition operations take place within a residential occupied building. Local Law 154 went into effect on December 28th, 2017. This law made the following updates to the requirements of a TPP:
-A TPP is required to detail the status of essential services (heat, water, utilities) and the means of maintaining them during construction.
-A TPP must disclose the duration of any disruption to essential services and the means/methods to be employed to minimize such disruptions including sufficient alternatives to be provided.
MBC can create a new TPP or review and update an existing TPP to ensure your plan meets all regulatory requirements.
OCCUPANT PROTECTION PLANS
MBC provides Occupant Protection Plans (OPP) that indicate all protections, egress routes, signage, and barricades to be maintained when construction or demolition operations take place within a commercial occupied building.
ADJACENT PROPERTY PROTECTION PLANS
MBC will provide an AutoCad drawing to identify protection of adjacent properties in accordance with the New York City Building Code.
DOT LOGISTICS PLANS
MBC will design a DOT Logistics Plan that includes visiting the construction site and preparing plans per the contractor’s requirements.
MBC will create AutoCad drawings that will meet the New York City Building Code standards.