NYC DOB REQUIREMENT:
40-HOUR SITE SAFETY MANAGER
As stated in the NYC Construction Codes – Title 28 General Administrative provisions, In order to become a Site Safety Manager and/or Coordinator Applicants must submit a certificate completion for the 40 hour certified safety manager training. In order to become a Construction Superintendent applicants must also submit a certification of completion for the 40 hour Site Safety Manager Course. For more information on how to become a Site Safety Manager, Site Safety Coordinator or Site Superintendent please visit the Department of Buildings website.
New York City’s new requirement beginning July 1st 2016 states that facade projects requiring site-safety plans; buildings 15 stories or higher may now use a site safety manager, who completed construction safety manager training, designated rigging foreman, rigger, or qualified safety professional to oversee site safety on the project.
How to become a safety manager? It is a requirement that the person designated on the project must have:
CEUs (CONTINUING EDUCATION UNITS)
To earn a certificate of completion and a permanent card, student must do the following:
- 100% attendance for the 40 Hour Site Safety Manager Training Course: 40 hours of instruction time
- Completion of Continuing Education and Training Registration Form
- Active participation in all class exercises (determined by instructor)
- Completion of required pre-and post-quiz assessment
- As applicable, achievement of minimum passing score on required end-of-course examination
- Participation and submittal of end-of-course evaluation form (must provide name on form to receive credit)
- Make up time is not allowed. Students who miss time from any individual session must reschedule and attend the full training course.
- PREREQUISITE: Participants need to be able to communicate with the instructor in the language the course is held in.
Upon completion of this course, student should be able to:
A plethora of methods will be used, such as auditory and visual methods to ensure learning. This includes the program’s PowerPoint, related lectures, testing, and classroom discussions.
Course Completion Card