Site Safety Training (SST)

Site Safety Training (SST)

As a requirement of Local Law 196 of 2017, workers at job sites requiring a Construction Superintendent, Site Safety Coordinator or Site Safety Manager must have a total of 40 hours of safety training. To determine whether your job site requires the safety training, please visit the Site Safety Construction Map and enter your job site address.

For questions about the training requirements or to get additional information, please contact DOB at LocalLaw196@buildings.nyc.gov.

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Worker Safety Presentations

Worker Safety Overview (Day 1)

This presentation provides an overview of the safety training requirements and includes:

  • case studies of near misses with tips on how to prevent them
  • examples of construction related incidences, the causes, and prevention
  • a review of construction related incidences that resulted in a fatality, the causes, and prevention
  • top violations issued on construction sites, potential safety hazards, and prevention
  • workers rights on construction sites and how to report unsafe working conditions

Read the Day 1 presentation or watch the video. See the Day 1 FAQs.

Worker Safety Overview (Day 2)

This presentation provides an overview of the safety training requirements and includes:

  • notification requirements for trenches and excavations, hazards and tips on how to prevent them
  • an overview of controlled access zone case studies that includes related hazards and prevention
  • fall prevention case studies, the causes, and prevention
  • workers rights on construction sites and how to report unsafe working conditions

Read the Day 2 presentation or watch the video. See the Day 2 FAQs.

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