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CES stays on the leading edge of the industry and actively participates in key events. Check this page often for updates. We also highlight events in our Newsletter. To subscribe to our newsletter click here or access past Newsletters from the Archive on the right.

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Dec 13 'Objectively Evaluating Safety Gaps for Accurate Risk Analysis' co-authored by Mark Drozdov and published on 12/13/2016 in The Construction Executive Magazine
Oct 28 CES team receives 2015 Safety Award for its 140 West Street/WTC Project - DOB Commissioner is Keynote!
Oct 19 Mark Drozdov, CES SVP / Technical Director, interviewed by Crain's New York Business on construction fences safety.
Aug CES awarded Inc 500|5000 Top 100 Environmental Services Companies - 4th year in a row!
Jun 1 Safety Data Sheets (SDS) and chemical labels to comply with OSHA’s Hazard Communication Standard (HCS)
May CES is now Organizational and Committee Member of The Environmental Information Association (EIA) with many CES employees EIA members too! EIA with its beginnings as the National Asbestos Council (NAC), has spent 25 years at the forefront in providing the environmental industry with the information needed to remain knowledgeable, responsible, and competitive in the environmental health and safety industry.
May 8 CES attended The NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene 3rd NYC Safety Officer Symposium at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine. The Symposium focused on health and safety issues that Safety Officers may face during a major emergency. THIS YEAR’S TOPICS at this extraordinary event:
• Safety Management Systems and Effective Emergency Preparedness
• Health & Safety Lessons Learned from CDC’s Ebola Response
• Surviving Field Stress during Disaster Events
• Construction Safety Management during Emergencies
• Radiological Emergency Considerations for H&S Professionals
Apr Congress passed a resolution designating the first week of April 2015 as “National Asbestos Awareness Week”
Apr 27 NYC Department of Buildings’ Build Safe | Live Safe Conference!
Apr 27 Start of Construction Safety Week 2015.
Apr 22 "Earth Day" AIHA NY Technical Meeting
Apr 8 EPA is extending the certifications of certain individual renovators under the Lead Renovation, Repair, and Painting (RRP) rule
Apr 6-7 CES conducted a pro-bono Air Monitoring for Emergency Response (AMFER) Class for CCNY students
Mar 1 Community Right-To-Know (RTK) Compliance Reporting Due
Feb New notification requirements for sidewalk shed removals. For sheds that were initially permitted after 12/31/14, the permit holder must notify the Department after all sidewalk sheds are removed. This notification must be made within 48 hours after removal from the job site.
Feb 25 19th Annual PACNY Environmental Conference
Feb 24 Annual Joint Breakfast Meeting NY AIHA/ASSE/SENY
Jan 29 New NY Mold Law signed, will go into effect on July 28, 2015
Dec 31 New Effective Date for 2014 NYC Construction Codes, including Chapter 33 - Safeguards during construction or demolition
Oct 28 CES a sponsor at Exterior Restoration and Local Law 11 Conference at NYU Kimmel / Global Center
Oct 9 Environmental Contractors Association (ECA) Hosts Fifth Annual Conference
Sep 11 Updates to OSHA's Recordkeeping Rule on work-related fatalities and in-patient hospitalizations
Aug 11 CES is celebrating 23rd Year of Client Satisfaction!
Jul 31 CES has been awarded the contract for system-wide Design, Supervision and Air Monitoring Services of Asbestos and Lead Abatement Projects by MTA Bridges and Tunnels. CES will be a Prime Consultant for the MTA/TBTA agency
Jul 30 CONSTRUCTION SITE FIRE SAFETY MANAGER (CSFSM) requirements update: on projects where a site safety manager/coordinator is required by the Building Code, the owner shall designate a person to be the fire safety manager for the construction site - SECTION FC 1408.1
Jul 29 NYC DOB Service Update for Site Safety Managers/Coordinators (SSM/SSC): Notification of Withdrawal or Temporary Substitution
Jul 28 The 2014 NYC Construction Codes go into effect on October 1. Overview of Chapter 33, posted by NYC DOB, explains changes in 2014 Code with comparison to 2008 Code.
Jul 27 CES has been recognized by Inc Magazine amongst fastest growing 5000 companies, for the 3rd year in a row!
Jul 22 NYS DOH Announcement of two new NYS DOH ELAP-approved methods for the detection and quantitation of asbestos content in spray-on fireproofing that contains vermiculite (SOF-V).
Jul 21-25 Asbestos experts including CES’ own Mark attended The ASTM Johnson Conference. The conference sponsored by ASTM Committee D22 on Air Quality was held July 21 - 25, 2014 at the University of Vermont in Burlington, Vermont. The sessions at the conference primarily focused on: Human Health & Toxicology; Real-world Application of Science to Decision Making; Monitoring & Remediation International and Domestic Methods; Soils, VAI and NOA; Litigation Involving Science; Asbestos Analysis and Quality Assurance; and Definitions & Nomenclature is as relevant today as when the first Johnson Conference was held in 1986.
Jul 18 CES extends congratulations to NYC Department of Buildings incoming Commissioner Rick Chandler, a professional engineer and Assistant Vice President of Facilities at Hunter College.
May 6 CES conducted HAZWOPER Instrumentation training for City College undergraduate and graduate students.
May 4-10 Safety Week. Show You Care, Celebrate Safety.
Apr 30 Staten Island Economic Development Conference
Apr 29 The 2014 Build Safe | Live Safe Conference. New York Marriott Downtown
Apr 9 The Building Next Door - The Impact of Construction on Adjacent Buildings. The Harvard Club.
Mar 26 Presentation to MCC Green Business Committee on P.A.L.M.S.
Feb 12 AIHA/ASSE/SENY Joint Meeting
Dec 20 CES' Training Director, David Drozdov, lead the safety training for this EDC program. This program is one of NYCEDC's new development programs for MWDBE business in the construction industry.
Dec 13 CES ran the 12/13/13 Conference at the MTA. This annual event on Significant Code Issues featured the industry experts and allowed for CEU's, PDH's, CM points and in-service credited for Code Enforcement.
Dec 12 OSHA and Metro NY AIHA Alliance Agreement Ceremony
(Additional photos from a previous event)
Dec 12 CES celebrated the holidays with an annual party with good friends, food, and prizes.
Nov 7 CES' Mark Drozdov, AIHA NY Past President, was happy to be part of the AIHA NY Bull Moose Aw ards Dinner
Nov 7 BTEA Safety Conference and Trade Show at Sheraton NY
Sep 24 The New Agenda MWBE Forum presented by City & State - panel discussions regarding opportunities for MWBEs and Small Businesses to fuel economic growth and three mayoral candidates (Jack Hidary, Adolfo Carrion and Joseph Lhota)
Sep 20 AIHA World Trade Center Memorial tour of Tower One and the Memorial Museum
Sep 17 NYARM’s Building Management Expo, participation in exhibits, legal forums and seminars on current environmental concerns including Fire Safety Laws and Indoor Air Quality
Sep 12 MCC Green Design & Construction Sub-Committee Meeting “Build It Green!NYC”
Sep 9 AIHA meeting on NYS Asbestos and Vermiculite Analysis Guidance Update
Aug 12 CUNY & CUCF + M/WBE: Partnering for Opportunities Conference
Aug 7 Hurricane Sandy Small Business Recovery & Matchmaking Event
Aug Mark Drozdov is a member of LEPC and presented at their quarterly meeting which focused on the Fukushima nuclear disaster and post-Sandy recovery work.
Aug 8 CES recognized with Helping Hand Award for Post-Hurricane Sandy Work
Aug CES a finalist for New York Enterprise Report Green Business Award
Aug CES awarded Inc 500|5000 Top 100 Environmental Services Companies - 2nd year in a row!
Jul 19 Regional Resiliency Summit- Superstorm Sandy Report Card
Jul CES interviewed for Transit Transit News Magazine for a segment about companies involved with MTA Bridges & Tunnels' post-Sandy projects.
Jun 25 LEED CI Version 3.Now Seminar
Jun 6 LEED for Existing Buildings Version 4- Raising the Bar Seminar
Jun 24 Annual golf outing/dinner hosted by Professional Women in Construction (PWC) at the Elmwood Country Club.
Jun 18 CES joined the New York Building Congress and attended an event for new members at the NoMad Hotel.
Jun 17 Sponsor at Building Trades Employers' Association Annual Golf Classic.
Jun 4 Anchin's Building The Future: Honoring Industry Leaders & Rising Starts event June 4th at Club 101 in NYC. The awards ceremony recognizes major industry contributors and MWBE standouts. CES is the past winner and on the judging panel.
May Mark Drozdov presented a HAZWOPER lecture for CUNY Environmental Sciences students as part of their environmental site assessments courses.
May 18-23 AIHce, Montreal, Canada - presenter
May 1 Gourmet Galaxy event for the SFCS at the Westchester Country Club to honor Mark Bezos, captain of Scarsdale Volunteer Fire Company 2 and senior vice president of communication, marketing and events for the Robin Hood Foundation.
Apr 29 NYC DOB Construction Safety Week
Mar 13-15 International Conference & Training Meeting of the Fungal Research Group Foundation, Inc., Seaview Hotel and Golf Club - Conference Center, Galloway, NJ - presenter
Feb 27 NYC ASSE, AIHA and SENY Joint Meeting, Metropolitan Museum of Art - sponsor, presenter
Feb 4-6 NYWEA 85th Annual Meeting & Exhibition, New York, NY - sponsor
Dec 12 12/12/12 MTA Conference, New York, NY - sponsor, presenter
Dec 4 TRB - Environmental Management System, NYCT
Oct 25 3rd Annual ECA Conference - sponsor, panelist
Oct 24 AIHA NY Technical Meeting on NYC DOB/BEST Site Safety Plan Review - sponsor
Oct 12 NY Enterprise Report: Small Business Awards - nominee
Aug CES turns 20 !!!
Aug 20 2012 AIHA Conference, Indianapolis, IN
May 20 CES awarded Inc 500|5000 Top 100 Environmental Services Companies
May 3 CES recognized by Anchin as one of Outstanding MWBE's of the Year
May 5 ASTM Committees Week, Phoenix, AZ - committee member
May 3 CES employee receives a scholarship for his Environmental Masters Degree
Oct 31 EMS NYC Committee Meeting
Jul 13-15 TRB MTA/NYCT Conference

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