SST Supervisor Information

Who needs training?

Local Law 196 of 2017, requires Supervisors at job sites requiring a Construction Superintendent, Site Safety Coordinator or Site Safety Manager receive 62 hours of safety training by December 1, 2019. This only includes Site Safety Managers, Site Safety Coordinators, Concrete Safety Managers, Construction Superintendents and Competent Persons designated by Construction Superintendents.

Supervisors must complete the following by December 1, 2019:

Site Safety Training Supervisor Card

Training/Course

Hours

30-Hour OSHA

30

8-Hour Fall Prevention

8

8-Hour Site Safety Manager Refresher/Chapter 33

8

4-Hour Supported Scaffold

4

2-Hour Drug and Alcohol Awareness

2

2-Hour Site Safety Plan

2

2-Hour Tool Box Talks

2

2-Hour Pre-Task Safety Meetings

2

General Electives

2

Special Electives

2

Total Hours: 62


Required Training for Competent Persons

Supervisor SST Cards are required if you serve as the competent person, as specified by Section 3301.13.12 of the New York City Building Code. Section 3301.13.12 requires a Construction Superintendent designate a Competent Person for each job site he/she is responsible for and that the designated Competent Person must always be present at the job site active work occurs.


Does my job site require 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.


Where can I find training?

To find a Course Provider near you please visit our Find a Department-approved Course Provider or find an OSHA-authorized Trainer near you. In addition, you can also view the Course Provider Map for safety training providers and worker information centers citywide.


Important Dates to Remember

  • December 1, 2019 – Supervisors will need 62 hours of training.

For questions about the training requirements or to get additional information, please contact DOB at LL196Help@buildings.nyc.gov. For additional site safety training information, visit http://nyc.gov/nycsafety.


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