Attention NYC Construction Industry – NYC DOB Local Law 196 Training Requirements Are Now In Effect!

Local Law 196 (LL196) of 2017 requires workers at jobsites that must designate a Construction Superintendent, Site Safety Coordinator or Site Safety Manager to receive a certain amount of training, in order to continue working in NYC.

As of 12/1/19, all workers are required to have a completed 30 HR OHSA and have either their OSHA card or Limited SST card in hand while working onsite. Supervisors are required to have completed 62 hours of training and have obtained a Supervisor SST card.

As of 3/1/21, workers will be required to have completed another 10 hours of training (for a total for 40 hours) and have received a full SST card.

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To accommodate the extra demand for training, Safety Supplies Unlimited (SSU) has partnered up with sister company, TSC Training Academy (TSCTA), to form TSCTA-NJ and are now offering courses in Bayonne, New Jersey.

Training will be offered in English/Spanish and will be available in a variety of course schedules, including weekend options.

Courses Required for Workers

  • 30 HR OSHA Construction
  • 8 HR Fall Prevention
  • 2 HR Drug and Alcohol Awareness Seminar

Courses Required for Supervisors

  • 30 HR OSHA Construction
  • 8 HR Fall Prevention
  • 2 HR Drug and Alcohol Awareness Seminar
  • 4 HR User Supported Scaffold
  • 4 hours of general and specialized electives which can be obtained by completing the 4 HR General and Specialized Electives SST Course Bundle
  • Each of the following 2 hour courses:
    • Drug and Alcohol Awareness
    • Toolbox Talks
    • Site Safety Plan
    • Pre-Task Meetings
    • all of the above required course topics can be obtained by taking the 8 HR Prescribed SST Course

If you have previously completed any other training course(s) and would like to confirm if they can be used towards your SST credit, view the DOB Course Equivalency Chart. 

Click here to read the full law.

Avoid penalty and fees today by complying with Local Law 196!

Why Train With TSCTA?

Convenient Locations

TSCTA has several training facilities, with a main campus in New Jersey, located in Bayonne.

Have a large group? No problem!

Have a large staff that requires training in more than one language or course at the same time? TSCTA has the space, equipment and personnel to train your entire staff at once.

Flexible Schedules

Many people train while they are working. Regardless of your work schedule, we have training times to suit yours.

Onsite Training

Can’t make it to one of our training locations? Let TSCTA bring safety training to you! We send trainers to your job site, office, warehouse or just about anywhere in the tri-state area. Request onsite training

TSCTA’s training programs in New Jersey are offered in English and Spanish.

Serving such a diverse population inspires us to create course content and instructional methods that embrace new cultures.

Contact us to TODAY register for the next training or check out our website at www.tscta.com to register online. Our online registration webpage is accessible 24/7 and it only requires a few simple steps to register you and your employees.

Additional Training Also Available in Bayonne, NJ

In addition to LL196 required training, TSCTA-NJ offers other courses including, but not limited to:

  • 10 HR OSHA General Industry
  • 30 HR OSHA General Industry
  • 4 HR Flagging
  • 4 HR Mast Climber
  • All Site Safety Manager Courses (40 HR Site Safety Manager, 8 HR Site Safety Coordinator, 8 HR Site Safety Coordinator)
  • 30 HR Special Rigger & HR Special Rigger Refresher
  • Scaffold Refresher Course
  • 8 HR Confined Space
  • …..and more!

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