NYC DOB SST Local Law 196

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.

SST Certification

For Online Webinar: After registration, students will receive information on signing onto the webinar platform via ZOOM.  Please note access to PC with webcam and audio will be necessary to attend the live webinar.  Students will be required to show their state ID (example: Drivers license) at the start of the Webinar.  During the Live webinar, students will be able to interact with the instructor. Training will be actively proctored at all times.

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.

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 site safety training (SST). This only includes Site Safety Managers, Site Safety Coordinators, Concrete Safety Managers, Construction Superintendents and Competent Persons designated by Construction Superintendents.


Site Safety Worker Training Card:

  • 30-Hour OSHA
  • 8-Hour Fall Prevention
  • 2-Hour Drug and Alcohol Awareness

Total Hours: 40 HOURS

SST Supervisor Card

  • 30-Hour OSHA
  • 8-Hour Fall Prevention
  • 8-Hour Site Safety Manager Ref/Chapter 33
  • 4-Hour Supported Scaffold
  • 2-Hour Drug and Alcohol Awareness
  • 2-Hour Site Safety Plan
  • 2-Hour Tool Box Talks
  • 2-Hour Pre-Task Safety Meetings
  • 2-General Electives
  • 2-Special Electives

Total Hours: 62

**If a student has already completed training in certain SST topics, credit hours can be applied toward the SST course requirements. Refer to the NYC DOB Course Equivalent document for applicable credit hours toward the SST card requirements.

Training Required to Renew SST Card

SST Card Renewal (8 Hours)

  • 4-Hour Fall Prevention
  • 4-Hour Supported Scaffold User and Refresher

Supervisor SST Card Renewal (16 Hours):

  • 8-Hour Fall Prevention
  • 4-Hour Support Scaffold User and Refresher
  • 2-Hour Tool Box Talks
  • 2-Hour Pre-Task Safety Meeting

SST LOCAL LAW 196 TRAINING PROGRAMS OFFERED

  • 10-HOUR OSHA
  • 30-HOUR OSHA
  • 4-HOUR SUPPORTED SCAFFOLD USER
  • 8-HOUR SITE SAFETY MANAGER REF / CHAPTER 33
  • 10-HOUR SST COMBO COURSE (Includes: 8-HOUR FALL PREVENTION AND 2-HOUR DRUG AND ALCOHOL AWARENESS)
  • 32-HOUR SST COMBO COURSE (Includes: 8-HOUR FALL PREVENTION, 8 HOUR CHAPTER 33, 4 HOUR SUPPORTED SCAFFOLD USER, 2 HOUR SITE SAFETY PLAN, 2 HOUR TOOL BOX TALKS, 2 HOUR PRE-TASK MEETINGS, 2 HOURS OF GENERAL ELECTIVES, 2 HOURS OF SPECIALIZED ELECTIVES, 2 HOUR DRUG AND ALCOHOL AWARENESS)
  • 8-HOUR PRESCRIBED SST COURSE BUNDLE (Includes: 2-HOUR SITE SAFETY PLAN, 2-HOUR DRUG AND ALCOHOL AWARENESS, 2-HOUR PRE-TASK MEETING, 2-HOUR TOOL-BOX TALK)
  • 4-HOUR SST ELECTIVE COURSE BUNDLE (Includes: General Electives: 1-HOUR FIRE PREVENTION AND PROTECTION, 1-HOUR STAIRWAYS AND LADDERS.  Specialized Electives: 1-HOUR ASBESTOS/LEAD AWARENESS, 1-HOUR CONFINED SPACE ENTRY)

COMING SOON !

  • 4-Hour Fall Prevention

Site Safety Training (SST) General Elective Courses

  • 1-Hour Electrocution Prevention
  • 1-Hour Fire Protection and Prevention
  • 1-Hour First Aid and CPR
  • 1-Hour Handling Heavy Materials and Proper Lifting Techniques
  • 1-Hour Hoisting and Rigging
  • 1-Hour Materials Handling, Storage, Use and Disposal
  • 1-Hour Protection from Sun Exposure
  • 1-Hour Repetitive Motion Injuries
  • 1-Hour Stairways and Ladders
  • 1-Hour Tools – Hand and Power

Site Safety Training (SST) Specialized Elective Courses

  • 1-Hour Asbestos / Lead Awareness
  • 1-Hour Confined Space Entry
  • 1-Hour Concrete and Masonry Construction
  • 1-Hour Cranes, Derricks, Hoists, Elevators, and Conveyors
  • 1-Hour Demolition Safety
  • 1-Hour Ergonomics
  • 1-Hour Excavations
  • 1-Hour Flag Person
  • 1-Hour Job Hazard Analysis
  • 1-Hour Personnel Lifts / Aerial Lifts / Scissor Lifts and Mobile Scaffolds
  • 1-Hour Motor Vehicles, Mechanized Equipment and Marine Operations; Rollover Protective Structures and Overhead Protection; and Signs, Signals and Barricades
  • 1-Hour Risk Assessment and Accident Investigation
  • 1-Hour Scaffolds – Suspended
  • 1-Hour Steel Erection
  • 1-Hour Welding and Cutting
  • 1-Hour Health and Safety Programs in Construction
  • 2.50-Hour Foundations for Safety Leadership

For OSHA course registration, please visit OSHA course page.

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