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YARMUS ENGINEERING, P.C.
 
December 2019 Newsletter
We know that the tri-state area offers a choice of many professionals to assist you with your engineering and inspection needs, and we are grateful for the opportunity to work with you.  We hope you enjoyed the Thanksgiving holiday, and we wish you all the best during this holiday season!
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Reminder: The deadline for NYC Local Law 196 safety training requirements for workers and supervisors was December 1st, 2019. Please don't hesitate to contact Yarmus Engineering, P.C. if we can be of assistance to you regarding such mandatory construction site safety requirements.
Recent Projects
 

Forensic engineering consultation regarding an alleged trip and fall accident at a restaurant located in Long Island, NY

Civil engineering site consultation regarding drainage concerns at a condominium complex located in Rockland County, NY

Evaluation of the coefficient of friction of a floor surface in an office building located in Queens, NY

Can you guess the most common building code violations?

On November 11th Archinect.com published that "a new report from the International Code Council ranks the top commercial building code violations in a variety of construction trades...Construction Dive lists the top five causes for issues, according to inspectors".

Andrew R. Yarmus, P.E., F.NSPE, as a Past Chair of the National Society of Professional Engineers PE's in Construction Interest Group, has helped to facilitate discussions between Professional Engineers across the country on important matters such as safety in the construction industry. Yarmus Engineering, P.C. is available to consult with property managers, real estate developers, builders, attorneys, contractors, insurance professionals, adjusters, and other related parties regarding construction site safety issues. Please contact our office if we can be of assistance to you or your clients regarding such matters.

Six Questions That Help Define Confined Space Safety

On November 4th the American Society of Safety Professionals reported that "more than two million workers operate in confined spaces every year. Each of these spaces has unique hazards and risks that the employee needs to address. From hazardous atmospheric conditions to biological hazards and potential combustible materials, safety professionals have much to consider before workers enter confined spaces...Answering a few key questions can help you ensure that workers stay safe in confined spaces and that your organization has proper procedures in place for emergency rescue".

Andrew R. Yarmus, P.E., F.NSPE, as a Past Chair of the National Society of Professional Engineers PE's in Construction Interest Group, has helped to facilitate discussions between Professional Engineers across the country on important matters such as safety in the construction industry. Yarmus Engineering, P.C. is available to consult with property managers, real estate developers, builders, attorneys, contractors, insurance professionals, adjusters, and other related parties regarding construction site safety issues. Please contact our office if we can be of assistance to you or your clients regarding such matters.

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