NYC DOB REQUIREMENT: OSHA 30-HOUR TRAINING
Local Law 196 introduced new regulations for demolition and construction workers employed in the 5 boroughs of New York City that will require them to have a specific amount of training. Workers are now required to have a minimum of 30 Hours of training and supervisors will be required to have a minimum of 62 hours of training by December 1st, 2019. In addition to the required amount of training individuals will also need to acquire the appropriate Site Safety Training (SST) card to prove they have completed the necessary training.
CEUs (CONTINUING EDUCATION UNITS)
To earn a certificate of completion and a permanent card, student must do the following:
Participants need to be able to communicate with the instructor in the language the course is held in.
***Upon successful completion of the course, students will receive a certificate of completion and a permanent card within two to three weeks.
OSHA 30-Hour in Construction Safety & Health Class Mandatory Topics:
This section will review worker rights, employer responsibilities, and how to file a complaint. Some additional areas which will be covered during the introduction to OSHA are material safety data sheets, OSHA form 300, and fatality and injury statistics.
Managing safety and health will include information on illness prevention programs, accident prevention programs, inspections performed on jobsites, analysis of jobsites, how to prevent and avoid hazardous situations, and pre-task safety meetings among other things.
- Falls (minimum one hour and 15 minutes)
- Struck-By (e.g., falling objects, trucks, cranes)
- Caught-In or Between (e.g., trench hazards, equipment)
A review of personal protective equipment and proper work practices while using PPE.
Review some of the common health hazards in construction including but not limited to respirable crystalline silica and noise hazards.
Will cover general requirements that must be followed when work is performed using stairways and ladders.
- Concrete and Masonry Construction
- Confined Space Entry
- Cranes, Derricks, Hoists, Elevators, & Conveyors
- Fire Protection and Prevention
- Materials Handling, Storage, Use and Disposal
- Motor Vehicles, Mechanized Equipment and Marine Operations; Rollover Protective Structures and Overhead Protection; and Signs, Signals and Barricades
- Powered Industrial Vehicles
- Safety and Health Programs
- Steel Erection
- Tools – Hand and Power
- Welding and Cutting
A plethora of methods will be used, such as auditory, visual and kinesthetic methods to ensure learning. This includes the program’s PowerPoint, related lectures, testing/quizzing, hands-on activities, and classroom discussions.