Safety is our top priority. Safety procedures are maintained by all of our employees, insuring the safety of our employees, clients, and the general public. To help ensure all of our projects are operating in compliance with the current safety standards and regulations, we have a full-time safety director on staff.

As part of our commitment to safety, our employees receive recurring safety training in the following:

  • OSHA 10
  • OSHA 30
  • First Aid & CPR
  • Fall Protection
  • Confined Space Training
  • Lead Awareness
  • Silica Exposure Awareness
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Ladders/Suspended Scaffold/Swing Stage
  • Aerial/Personnel Lift Operation
  • Hazard Communication
  • General Safety and Health Provisions

Additional Safety Procedures

  • Drug Testing
  • State/FBI Criminal History Report
  • State/FBI Child Abuse History Clearance
  • Job Site Safety Audits
  • Job Safety Analysis (JSA)
  • Job Site Industrial Hygiene Surveys
  • Hazard Analysis/Communication
  • Accident Prevention Plans
  • Daily Tool Box Talks
  • Development of Custom Safety Program/Manual (Upon Request)

Current Safety Hot Topics

Dust Control – OSHA – Respirable Crystalline Silica Standard for Construction

Datum Restoration, Inc. has a companywide dust control program to protect our employees, clients, and the general public from the hazards of Respirable Crystalline Silica and to be in full compliance with OSHA’s Respirable Crystalline Silica Standard for Construction. All of our job sites are equipped with HEPA vacuums and vacuum assisted power tools and are used in various ways to keep exposure to Respirable Crystalline Silica to a minimum. In addition to the use of HEPA vacuums and vacuum assisted tools, we employ other various dust control methods when possible. No matter what the task, it is important to Datum Restoration, Inc. to keep exposure to Respirable Crystalline Silica to a minimum and to ensure the safety of all.

Philadelphia Façade Inspection Ordinance

Philadelphia’s Façade Inspection Ordinance, mandates that all buildings of six stories or more, or with appurtenances in excess of 60 feet, must be inspected at least every five years. A summary of that inspection must be submitted to the Department of Licenses & Inspections. Our team works closely with building owners and engineers to approach each inspection in a unique way.

Violation Remediation – Department of Licenses & Inspections

Do you have a building code violation? We can help. We can guide you through the entire Department of Licenses & Inspections violation remediation process. We offer all-inclusive violation remediation. We provide all communication, engineering and repairs required to have your violation removed as soon as possible.

Sample Violations

  • Work Performed Without Permits
  • Historical Commission Violations
  • Hazard Removal & Repair

What’s Included

  • Communication with the Department of Licenses & Inspections, Historical Commission and all governing bodies involved
  • All required engineering and construction drawings
  • Qualified and Skilled Mechanics to perform the work
  • Equipment for providing remediation such as scaffolding, hi-reach, traffic control, overhead sidewalk pedestrian protection, etc.
  • Written confirmation of violation removal