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Who needs training?

Local Law 196 of 2017, requires that construction and demolition workers on job sites with a Construction Superintendent, Site Safety Coordinator, or Site Safety Manager must have:

  • 10 hours of safety training
  • 30 hours of safety training by December 1, 2019
  • 40 hours of safety training by September 1, 2020

To find out if your job site has the safety training requirements, please visit the Site Safety Construction Map and enter your job site address.

There are two ways to meet 30 hour training requirement by December 1, 2019:

Option 1: Complete a 30-Hour OSHA course

Limited Site Safety Training Card - OSHA 30-Hour Card

Training/Course

Hours

30-Hour OSHA

30

Total Hours: 30


Option 2: Complete a 10-Hour OSHA course and select 20 hours of training from the chart below

Limited Site Safety Training Card - OSHA 10-Hour Card

Training/Course

Hours

10-Hour OSHA

10

8-Hour Fall Prevention

8

8-Hour Site Safety Manager Refresher/Chapter 33, or;
4 hours General Electives and; 4 hours of Specialized Electives

8

4-Hour Supported Scaffold

4

Total Hours: 30


By September 1, 2020, workers must complete 40 hours of training:

Option 1

Site Safety Training Card - OSHA 30-Hour Card

Training/Course

Hours

30-Hour OSHA

30

8-Hour Fall Prevention

8

2-Hour Drug and Alcohol Awareness

2

Total Hours: 40

Option 2

Workers with a valid OSHA 10-Hour Card

Training/Course

Hours

10-Hour OSHA

10

8-Hour Fall Prevention

8

8-Hour Site Safety Training (SST) Worker Chapter 33 Site Safety

8

4-Hour Supported Scaffold

4

2-Hour Drug and Alcohol Awareness

2

General Electives

4

Special Electives

4

Total Hours: 40


New Entrants

If you start working after December 1, 2019, you must complete the OSHA 10-Hour course before you start work and within six months complete the following courses to obtain the required 40 hours of training to continue working:

New Entrants (after December 1, 2019)

Training/Course

Hours

10-Hour OSHA

10

8-Hour Fall Prevention

8

8-Hour Site Safety Training (SST) Worker Chapter 33 Site Safety

8

4-Hour Supported Scaffold

4

2-Hour Drug and Alcohol Awareness

2

General Electives

4

Special Electives

4

Total Hours: 40


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.


Who does not need training?

  • Delivery persons, flag persons, professional engineers, registered architects, Department-licensees and Department-registrants (excluding safety professionals) are not required to be trained.
  • If you fall into one of these categories but serve as a Site Safety Manager, Site Safety Coordinator, Concrete Safety Manager, Construction Superintendent or competent person designated by a Construction Superintendent, you must receive the appropriate training.
  • While licensees do not need to be trained, employees working under their direct and continuing supervision must be trained.

Important Dates to Remember

  • December 1, 2019 – Workers will need a minimum of 30 hours of training.
  • September 1, 2020 – Workers will need 40 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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