New York City Site Safety Training (SST) for Local Law 196

NYC SST: 40-hour (English)

NYC SST: 10-hour (English)

OSHA Program Overview:
  • NYC DOB-Approved Training
  • Earn Your SST Card Online
  • #1 Trusted Source of OSHA-Authorized Training
  • Six months permitted to complete the training
  • 24/7 access to OSHA course material
  • Printable diploma immediately available upon successful completion
  • OSHA card provided by the U.S. Department of Labor
  • NYC SST Training is powered by Compu21 Institute Corp
  • NYC DOB Approved SST Provider Number: 2Q17
  • NYC SST Card Included with 40 Hour Training
  • DOB-Approved Site Safety training equivalency table

NYC DOB 30 Hour Site Safety Training (English)

In the light of Local law 196, New York City Department of Buildings has established certain laws and regulations regarding construction site safety for workers and supervisors/managers. Sites requiring Construction Site Safety Manager, Coordinator or Superintendent must first complete 40 hours of specific training to obtain their Site Safety Training (SST) card.

This package covers the following:

  • 8-Hour Chapter 33
  • 8-Hour Fall Prevention
  • 8-Hour Elective Courses
  • 2-Hour Drug and Alcohol Awareness
  • 4-Hour Support Scaffold User & Refresher

NYC DOB 30 Hour Site Safety Training (Spanish)

A la luz de la Ley Local 196, el Departamento de Edificios de la Ciudad de Nueva York ha establecido ciertas leyes y reglamentos con respecto a la seguridad de los sitios de construcción para los trabajadores y supervisores/gerentes. Los sitios que requieren Gerente, Coordinador o Superintendente de Seguridad en Sitios de Construcción primero deben completar 40 horas de capacitación específica para obtener su tarjeta de Capacitación en Seguridad en el Sitio (SST).

This package covers the following:

  • 8-Hour Chapter 33
  • 8-Hour Fall Prevention
  • 8-Hour Elective Courses
  • 2-Hour Drug and Alcohol Awareness
  • 4-Hour Support Scaffold User & Refresher

8 Hour Site Safety Manager Refresher / Chapter 33 SAF-202

In order to continue to operate in the City of New York, the designated construction worker and supervisor are required to complete a minimum number of hours of approved site safety training and to carry site safety identification cards as proof of completion of the training (As per New York City Local Law 196 of 2017 also known as ‘LL196’ or ‘Local Law’). This course provides eight hours towards the satisfaction of the supervisor requirement.

To renew the Site Safety Manager license you need to take this NYC DOB approved 8-Hour Site Safety Manager Refresher Training course. This course can also be used to renew the Site Safety Coordinator certificate and the Construction Superintendent registration. This course is a comprehensive review of Chapter 33 and the rules of the New York City related to site safety, including public safety. This 8-hour training course can also be used as part of the Supervisor SST Card training and is included in our 32 Hour Supervisor SST Package.

8 Hour Site Safety Coordinator SAF-103

To obtain a Site Safety Coordinator Certificate , the applicant (a Registered Architect, a Licensed Engineer or an applicant who has 5 years of construction supervision/safety experience including 3 years supervising major buildings) must complete and submit to the Licensing Unit – a certificate of completion for 8 hours of training as mandated by the NYC 2014 Construction Codes – Title 28 General Administrative Provisions, Chapter 4 Licensing & Registration of Businesses, Trades & Occupations, Article 403 Site Safety Coordinator Certificate §28-403.2 Qualifications.

To apply for the Site Safety Coordinator or Site Safety Superintendent license you need to take this NYC DOB approved 8-Hour Site Safety Coordinator Training course. This course is a comprehensive review of Chapter 33 and the rules of the New York City related to site safety, including public safety.

4-Hour Supported Scaffold User and Refresher (Scaffold Card) SCA-201

In order to continue to operate in the City of New York, the designated construction worker and supervisor are required to complete a minimum number of hours of approved site safety training and to carry site safety identification cards as proof of completion of the training (As per New York City Local Law 196 of 2017 also known as ‘LL196’ or ‘Local Law’). This course provides four hours towards the satisfaction of the supervisor requirement.

Supported scaffold user training and refresher training program provides a basic explanation of supported scaffolds and supported scaffold components. The course will introduce the elements of supported scaffold safety and common supported scaffolds hazards while placing an emphasis on hazard reduction and prevention which includes fall protection, scaffold inspections, hazard recognition, and responding appropriately to emergency situations.

At the end of the course, following a successful completion of the test, the student can download the Certificate of Completion and will receive the Scaffold User Card that is a requirement to work on a scaffold in NYC

As per New York City Department of Buildings directive from 28 May 2020, online portion of the course is only valid towards the NYC DOB Site Safety Training (SST) card. This online course alone cannot be used to obtain the 4 Hour Supported Scaffold User and Refresher Card. To obtain the scaffold card you need to take the 1 Hour in-person part of this course as well, included in the cost of your course.

Please call or chat with us for the next date for the in-person part of the course.

6 Hour Prescribed SST Online Course Package

Online 6 Hour Prescribed SST Courses Package discounted course bundle that counts towards SST credits for your Supervisor SST card! A great value at only $145! The package includes three 2-Hour courses. Take the courses at your own convenience, from the comfort of your own home or office. You can stop and restart the course as it suits you.

Local Law 196 of 2017, requires Supervisors, at job sites requiring a Construction Superintendent, Site Safety Coordinator or Site Safety Manager, to 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.

For more information on how Local Law 196 applies to Construction Supervisors please click here. The requirements can be met by taking the 6 Hour Prescribed Courses Package with the OSHA 30, and additional SST courses. This package includes courses that are mandatory for the Supervisor SST card, and do not have any equivalents. You can also take the OSHA 30 New York compliant online course through OSHA Training School. This package consists of the following courses:

  • 2 Hour Site Safety Plan
  • 2 Hour Pre-Task Meeting
  • 2 Hour Toolbox Talks