40 Hour Site Safety Manager

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40-hour Site Safety Manager Training

The Site Safety Manager class will train participants on how to be an effective site safety manager. The 40 Hour Safety Manager Course focuses on building construction that may be classified by the NYC Building Department. The Safety Manager Course also puts a strong emphasis on protecting, not only the safety of the general public, but for those working on the job site as well. This safety manager training is a prerequisite for individuals applying for their site safety coordinator, or construction superintendent license. The course is a comprehensive review of chapter 33 and the rules of the City of New York that pertain to the public protection. This course will prepare prospective candidates with safe work practices in alignment with NYC rules and regulations and prepare those candidates for the Site Safety Manager or Site Safety Coordinator exam.

NYC Site Safety Requirement

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.

New York City’s new requirement beginning July 1st 2016 states that faÇade 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:

40-hour site safety manager training (and 7-hour refresher every 3 years thereafter); and
32-hour supported scaffold installer training (and 8-hour refresher ever 4 years thereafter); and
32-hour suspended scaffold supervisor training (and complete the 8-hour refresher every 4 years thereafter); and
OSHA 30 or greater construction training. Minimum 10 hour OSHA every 5 years.



CEU Requirements

100% attendance for the 40 Hour Site Safety Manager Training Course
Completion of Continuing Education and Training Registration Form
Active participation in all class exercises (determined by the course 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)

Learning Outcomes

Explain the differences between the various types of safety professionals
Recognize rules and regulations and the reasons why they were put into place
Identify the different types of safety practices and procedures that are put in place to protect the public and property during construction and demolition operations in NYC
Describe proper communication procedures between licensed safety professionals and the New York City Department of Buildings
Describe the differences between OSHA standards and NYC DOB Chapter 33 regulations
Identify potential fire hazards and prevention methods in compliance with the New York City Fire Code

Note: Completing this course wil allow students to apply 14 hours of the training received to their Supervisor SST card. This course may be used as a course equivalant for the following courses.

8 Hour Chapter 33
2 Hour Site Safety Plans
2 Hours of General Electives
2 Hours of Specialized Electives

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