Where is your firm based? 36-06 43rd Avenue, Long Island City, NY 11101 with headquarters in 751 Broadway, Bayonne, NJ 07002
How big is your firm? 250 in NYC and 100 in FL
Is the company a family-owned business? Yes
What type of subcontractor are you? Construction Safety Consulting, Risk Management, EH&S Training, Safety Installations, Supplies and Equipment
What have been some of the firm’s major accomplishments; major projects? The Freedom Tower, Hudson Yards, Jacob Javits Center, Yankee Stadium, MTA’s bridges and tunnels, Times Square Projects, Madison Square Garden, Bank of America Tower, South Street Seaport and many more!
Where does Your firm operate-just NY or other areas? Predominantly in NYC, tristate area, Eastern Seaboard with strong presence in South Florida.
What have been some of the unique traits of the firm? With its professional staff of nearly 350 safety professionals and support staff, TSC has unparalleled expertise in safety management and loss control engineering services making us uniquely qualified to respond to any situation. TSC’s staff of licensed safety professionals, technical consultants and trainers have expertise in all areas of regulatory compliance and occupational health and safety, and staff members have specialized areas of competency in scaffolding, hoisting and rigging, cranes, environmental issues, fall protection, public safety, fire/life safety, and health and hospitals. TSC is the largest, privately held construction safety company in NYC. TSC is a registered Women / Minority Business Enterprise (W/MBE).
How has your firm been involved in the construction industry? (Associations, etc.) Managing Member, James Bifulco helped found the organization, Construction Safety Advisory Committee of New York (CSACNY) which promotes construction safety for all New Yorkers. Members of the following: Associated General Contractors of New York State, (NYS) New York Building Congress (NYBC), National Safety Council (NSC), American Institute of Architects (AIA), Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA), Building Trades Employers’ Association (BTEA), Construction Association of South Florida (CASF), New York State Association For Affordable Housing (NYSAFAH), Queens & Bronx Building Association (QBBA), New York City Special Riggers Association (NYCSRA), Safety Executives of New York (SENY), American Society of Safety Engineers.
What are some challenges the firm has overcome? Fortunately, TSC has always continued to remain strong and grow as a company regardless of whether there was an industry slowdown or not.
What does the firm think it’s legacy has been for the NY construction industry? We believe one of our greatest assets is the collective experience and knowledge of our organization and our ability to proactively communicate that knowledge throughout the organization to every client or dedicated project team. Because we are committed internally to identifying problems and sharing solutions throughout the organization, we can identify potential problems, and propose solutions to control the causes of accidents before they become injuries, fatalities and claims.
Why did you join the Subcontractors Trade Association? To professionally network with STA members to provide them with additional tools, resources and construction safety education.