SST Supervisor Information

Who needs training?

Local Law 196 of 2017, requires Supervisors at job sites requiring a Construction Superintendent, Site Safety Coordinator or Site Safety Manager receive 62 hours of site safety training (SST). This only includes Site Safety Managers, Site Safety Coordinators, Concrete Safety Managers, Construction Superintendents and Competent Persons designated by Construction Superintendents.

SST Supervisor Card
Training/Course Hours
30-Hour OSHA 30
8-Hour Fall Prevention 8
8-Hour Site Safety Manager Refresher/Chapter 33 8
4-Hour Supported Scaffold 4
2-Hour Drug and Alcohol Awareness 2
2-Hour Site Safety Plan 2
2-Hour Tool Box Talks 2
2-Hour Pre-Task Safety Meetings 2
General Electives 2
Special Electives 2
Total Hours: 62

Required Training for Competent Persons

A SST Supervisor Card is required if you serve as the competent person, as specified by Section 3301.13.12 of the New York City Building Code. Section 3301.13.12 requires a Construction Superintendent designate a Competent Person for each job site he/she is responsible for and that the designated Competent Person must always be present at the job site active work occurs.

Does my job site require safety training?

To determine whether your job site requires the safety training, please visit the Site Safety Construction Map and enter your job site address.

Where can I find training?

To find a Course Provider near you please visit our Find a Department-approved Course Provider or find an OSHA-authorized Trainer near you. In addition, you can also view the Course Training Locations Map for safety training providers and worker information centers citywide.

For questions about the training requirements or to get additional information, please contact DOB at For additional SST information, visit

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