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Site Safety Training Card

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.

Please click the button below to complete the SST Application:

SST Card

NYC DOB Approved Courses

Please note that only the courses listed below will be uploaded to your Training Connect SST card, for NYC DOB review.

See the NYC Dept. of Buildings website for more info.

Cranes & Derrick Courses

  • 16-Hour Rigging Worker
  • 8-Hour Rigging Worker Refresher
  • 32-Hour Rigging Supervisor
  • 16-Hour Rigger Supervisor Refresher
  • 30-Hour Special Rigger

Scaffold Courses

  • 4-Hour Supported Scaffold User & Refresher
  • 32-Hour Supported Scaffold Installer & Remover
  • 8-Hour Supported Scaffold Installer & Remover Refresher

Site Safety Training (SST) Prescribed Courses

  • 2-Hour Site Safety Plan (SSP)
  • 2-Hour Drug and Alcohol Awareness
  • 2-Hour Pre-Task Meeting
  • 2-Hour Tool Box Talks
  • 4-Hour Fall Prevention
  • 4-Hour Supported Scaffold User and Refresher
  • 8-Hour Fall Prevention
  • 8-Hour Site Safety Manager Refresher / Chapter 33

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

Frequently Asked Questions

What is an SST card?

Local Law 196 Requires that construction and demolition workers on a job site, must have at least 40 hours of Site Safety Training. An SST card is acquired upon completion of the 40 hours of required training.

What if I do not have an SST card?

In order to work at a New York City job site all construction workers MUST have the SST card by March 1st, 2021. Without an SST card, workers may lose their contracted job.

How can I get an SST card?

You must complete the courses listed below:

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

Once you’ve completed all three courses, please complete the SST application. Once approved, your SST card will be mailed to your address within 3-5 weeks.

What if my employer asks me to acquire a 62 Hour Supervisor SST Card?

The designated Site Safety Supervisor needs the following classes for a 62 HR Supervisor SST Card:

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

Once you’ve completed all courses, please complete the SST application. Once approved, your SST card will be mailed to your address within 3-5 weeks.

How do I complete the Online SST aapplication?

Please refer to the video tutorials below for instructions on completing the SST Application:

 “I have taken all SST courses with the Carpenters Training Center”

What are some upcoming SST classes I can take?

What are some upcoming SST classes I can take?

Please view the monthly calendar of online SST classes here: Upcoming Online Courses
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