NYCSRA Succeeded! December training deadline extended to June 1, 2019

Updated: Nov 12, 2018

DOB has granted NYCSRA’s request to extend the December 2018 LL196 (Construction Safety Act) 30-hour training requirement deadline to June 1, 2019.



Local Law 196 of 2017: Updated Training Deadlines and Clarification of Training Required for Competent Persons

Local Law 196 of 2017 requires certain workers and supervisors to receive safety training at construction sites that are required to designate a Construction Superintendent, Site Safety Coordinator or Site Safety Manager. Workers will need a minimum of 30 hours of training and supervisors will need 62 hours of training by June 1, 2019. In addition, workers will need an additional 10 hours of training by September 1, 2020.


Updated Training Deadlines

See below for a Site Safety Training Curriculum that reflects the updated deadlines for complying with the upcoming training requirements:

Effective June 1, 2019

WORKERS

Limited SST Card (30 Hours)

Expires August 31, 2020


1. OSHA 30-Hour Class

2. OSHA 10-Hour Class with 20 hours of additional training

  • OSHA 10-Hour Class

  • 8-Hour Fall Prevention

  • 8-Hour Site Safety Manager Refresher

  • 4-Hour Supported Scaffold User and Refresher

3. 100-Hour Training Program Approved by the Department

  • At a minimum meets the coursework identified in item 1 or 2 above.

4. Prior Experience (see NOTE)

  • 4-Hour Fall Prevention

  • 4-Hour Supported Scaffold User and Refresher

SUPERVISORS

Supervisor SST Card (62 Hours)

Expires after five years and renewable upon applicants showing that they have completed 16 training hours specified by the Department in the one-year period preceding submission of a renewal application.

OSHA 30-Hour Class

  • 8-Hour Fall Prevention

  • 8-Hour Chapter 33 (Site Safety Manager Renewal)

  • 4-Hour Supported Scaffold User and Refresher

  • 2-Hour Site Safety Plan

  • 2-Hour Tool Box Talks

  • 2-Hour Pre-Task Safety Meetings

  • 2-Hour General Electives

  • 2-Hour Specialized Electives

  • 2-Hour Drug and Alcohol Awareness

Effective September 1, 2020

WORKERS

SST Card (40 Hours)

Expires after five years and renewable upon applicants showing that they have completed eight training hours specified by the Department in the one-year period preceding submission of a renewal application.


1. OSHA 30-Hour Class With 10-Hours of Additional Training

  • OSHA 30-Hour Class

  • 8-Hour Fall Prevention

  • 2-Hour Drug and Alcohol Awareness


2. OSHA 10-Hour Class with 30-Hours of Additional Training

OSHA 10-Hour Class

  • 8-Hour Fall Prevention

  • 8-Hour Chapter 33 (Site Safety Manager Renewal)

  • 4-Hour Supported Scaffold User and Refresher

  • 4-Hour General Electives

  • 4-Hour Specialized Electives

  • 2-Hour Drug and Alcohol Awareness


3. 100-Hour Training Program Approved by the Department

  • At a minimum meets the coursework identified in item 1 or 2 above

4. Prior Experience (see NOTE)

  • 4-Hour Fall Prevention

  • 4-Hour Supported Scaffold User and Refresher

NOTE: An applicant for an SST Card, including a Limited SST Card, SST Card or Supervisor SST Card, who completed the training to comply with the requirements for such SST Card, but who did not complete a particular course topic within the five years preceding submission of an application for an SST Card, may complete the training listed under “Prior Experience” in the one-year period preceding submission of an application for an SST Card.


Please visit the Department’s website for the complete curriculum, including a list of general and specialized electives and the training required for new entrants to the construction or demolition work force or to renew an SST card.


Training Required for Competent Persons

  • As a reminder, workers serving as Site Safety Managers, Site Safety Coordinators, Construction Superintendents, Concrete Safety Managers and competent persons at construction sites to which Local Law 196 is applicable must have a Supervisor SST Card.

  • Workers serving as competent persons must only have a Supervisor SST Card if they are responsible for tasks that must be completed by a competent person as required by Chapter 33 of the New York City Building Code (‘Building Code’) or any other applicable regulation, including Chapter 3300 of Title 1 of the Rules of the City of New York.

  • Except that workers serving as a competent watch person, as required by Section 3303.3 of the Building Code, workers serving as a competent operator for power buggies, as required by Section 3320.7.1 of the Building Code, and workers serving as a competent qualified operator of personnel hoists and their components, as required by Section 3318.5 of the Building Code, are not required to have a Supervisor SST Card.2-Hour Pre-Task Safety Meetings.

For more Local Law 196 of 2017 information, please visit the Department’s Site Safety Training page.

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