12/6: NYC’s 2022 Chapter 33 Construction Code Revisions – BC 3304.7 – Access to Excavations

The existing code required at least one means of egress from general open-cut excavations. The revision incorporates the OSHA requirement for multiple means of ingress/egress for trenches (trench definition: 4 feet or greater in depth and 15 feet or less in width) greater than 25 feet in length.

11/29: NYC’s 2022 Chapter 33 Construction Code Revisions – BC 3304.4.1 Support of Excavation Construction Documents

The existing code allowed any registered design professional to prepare support of excavation drawings. The revised code allows only a registered professional engineer to prepare support of excavation drawings where the excavation will be carried to depth greater than 20 feet.

2022-11-30T11:15:13-05:00November 29th, 2022|Categories: Chapter 33 update, Construction, Construction updates, Front Page, New York City, News|

11/28: NYC’s 2022 Chapter 33 Construction Code Revisions – BC 3303.16 Worker Sheds, Contractor Sheds, and Similar Structures

The revised code now requires the installation of smoke detectors and wet sprinklers or dry chemical extinguishers (commonly used today) and compliance with egress requirements of Chapter 10, as they relate to door width and travel distance.

2022-11-28T14:52:55-05:00November 28th, 2022|Categories: Cahill Blog, Chapter 33 update, Construction, Front Page, New York City, News|
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