On October 16, 2017, Local Law 196 of 2017 (LL196) went into effect, requiring many construction workers to complete site safety training courses and to carry site safety identification cards as proof of completion of the training.
Local Law 219 of 2019 went into effect on December 15, 2019, to amend the Administrative Code of the City of New York and the New York City Building Code, in relation to clarifying the requirements for site safety training providers and persons required to obtain site safety training.
To help foster integrity in the construction industry, the Department of Buildings has issued this Code of Conduct that was created specifically for industry professionals and others who conduct business with the Department. Use this as a guide when conducting business with Department employees.
Course Provider Application Process
The course provider applicant must submit either Option 1 or Option 2:
Certified by an accrediting organization recognized by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) as a Standards Developing Organization with published standards for continuing education and training. IACET is currently the only organization that is accredited by ANSI as a published standard for continuing education and training