SST Online Training for Supervisors

Take your DOB Approved 32 or 62 Hour SST Training to Satisfy Local Law 196 Requirements

Local Law 196 of 2017, requires that construction and demolition Supervisors on job sites with a Construction Superintendent, Site Safety Coordinator, or Site Safety Manager must have 62 hours of Supervisor SST Training.

For more information on how Local Law 196 applies to Supervisors please click here. The mandatory training can be met by taking the OSHA 30 training and the 32-Hour Supervisor SST Training package. You can also take the OSHA 30 New York compliant online course through PDH STAR. The 32-Hour Supervisor SST Training package consists of the following courses:

  • 8-Hour Fall Prevention
  • 8 Hour Site Safety Manager Refresher/Chapter 33
  • 4 Hour Supported Scaffold User and Refresher
  • 2-Hour Drug and Alcohol Awareness
  • 2-Hour Pre-Task Meeting
  • 2-Hour Site Safety Plan (SSP)
  • 2-Hour Tool Box Talks
  • 1-Hour Electrocution Prevention
  • 1-Hour Protection From Sun Exposure
  • 1-Hour Ergonomics
  • 1-Hour Asbestos and Lead Awareness

At the end of the course you will be eligible to receive the Supervisor SST Card (provided your OSHA 30 card is current and can be verified). The links above detail the course(s) curriculum and provide additional information on these courses.

32-HOUR SST

32-HOUR SST

If you already have your OSHA 30 card you need to complete the 32-Hour SST package to be eligible to receive the Supervisor SST card. Complete the required additional 32 hours of SST training 100% online to complete the required 62 hours of site safety training!

62-HOUR SST

62-HOUR SST

If you do not have an OSHA 30 card you need to complete the full 62-Hour SST package to be eligible to receive the Supervisor SST card. This package includes the 32-Hour SST package and OSHA 30 course. Complete the 62 hours of mandatory training 100% online!

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Who needs 62 hours of Site Safety Training?

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

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 to designate a Competent Person for each job site they are responsible for and that the designated Competent Person must always be present at the job site active work occurs.

To find out if your construction site requires an SST card you can check the DOB Site Safety Construction map. You must have an SST card to work at any of the listed construction sites.

How can I get the Supervisor SST Card?

Construction Supervisors and Competent Persons can earn their Supervisor SST card through any DOB approved SST course provider – PDH STAR is an approved provider with license number 6M86.

The Supervisor SST package consist of the following courses:

  • 30-Hour OSHA (part of the 62-Hour Supervisor SST package)
  • 8-Hour Fall Prevention
  • 8 Hour Site Safety Manager Refresher/Chapter 33
  • 4 Hour Supported Scaffold User and Refresher
  • 2-Hour Drug and Alcohol Awareness
  • 2-Hour Pre-Task Meeting
  • 2-Hour Site Safety Plan (SSP)
  • 2-Hour Tool Box Talks
  • 2 hours of General Elective SST courses
  • 2 hours of Special Elective SST courses

What is included in the 32-Hour SST package?

If you already have an OSHA 30 card you must complete the additional 32 hours of SST training to be eligible to receive the Supervisor SST card. The 32-Hour Supervisor SST package consists of the following courses:

  • 8-Hour Fall Prevention
  • 8 Hour Site Safety Manager Refresher/Chapter 33
  • 4 Hour Supported Scaffold User and Refresher
  • 2-Hour Drug and Alcohol Awareness
  • 2-Hour Pre-Task Meeting
  • 2-Hour Site Safety Plan (SSP)
  • 2-Hour Tool Box Talks
  • 2 hours of General Elective SST courses
  • 2 hours of Special Elective SST courses

When you purchase the 32-Hour Supervisor SST package your SST card will be issued free of charge, provided you meet all of the necessary criteria and provide supporting documents.

What is included in the 62-Hour SST package?

If you don’t have an OSHA 30 card you must complete the full 62 hours of site safety training to be eligible to receive the Supervisor SST card. The 62-Hour SST Worker Package consists of the following courses:

  • 30-Hour OSHA
  • 8-Hour Fall Prevention
  • 8 Hour Site Safety Manager Refresher/Chapter 33
  • 4 Hour Supported Scaffold User and Refresher
  • 2-Hour Drug and Alcohol Awareness
  • 2-Hour Pre-Task Meeting
  • 2-Hour Site Safety Plan (SSP)
  • 2-Hour Tool Box Talks
  • 2 hours of General Elective SST courses
  • 2 hours of Special Elective SST courses

When you purchase the 62-Hour SST Worker Package your SST card will be issued free of charge, provided you meet all of the necessary criteria and provide supporting documents. Your official DOL OSHA 30 card will be delivered to your address you enter during the onboarding process for the OSHA 30 online course.

Who is exempt from SST training?

Delivery persons, flag persons, design professionals (professional engineers/registered architects), Department-licensees and Department-registrants (excluding safety professionals) are not required to complete SST training.

If you fall into one of these categories but serve as a Site Safety Manager, Site Safety Coordinator, Concrete Safety Manager, Construction Superintendent or competent person, you are still required to receive training. While licensees themselves do not need to be trained, employees working under their direct and continuing supervision do need to be trained.

For additional examples, see the chart below:

Site Safety Training is Required for:

  • Construction Workers
  • Demolition Workers
  • Construction Superintendents (CS)
  • Site Safety Coordinators (SSC)
  • Site Safety Managers (SSM)
  • Concrete Safety Managers (CSM)
  • Competent Persons
  • Journeypersons
  • Forepersons
  • Employees of DOB Licensees or Registrants

Site Safety Training is not required for:

  • Building Site Owners
  • Project Managers
  • Professional Engineer (PE)
  • Registered Architect (RA)
  • Developers
  • Delivery Persons
  • Construction Managers
  • Flag Persons
  • General Contractors
  • DOB Licensees and Registrants that are not CS, SSC, SSM, or CSM
  • Concrete Testing Laboratories/Concrete Inspectors
  • Filing Representatives
  • Security Officers
  • Special Inspectors
  • Service Technicians
  • Consultants

I have OSHA 10 card - what training do I need to receive the Supervisor SST card?

If you have an OSHA 10 card you still have to complete the 62 hours of Site Safety Training, i.e. the OSHA 30 and the 32 hours of SST training.

Does OSHA card expire?

Although the OSHA card has no expiration date, as far as the New York City Department of building is concerned, in order to apply for or renew your SST card all training must be less than 5 years old.

I have completed other DOB approved training in the past. Can I get a credit for some of the SST courses?

Yes. Certain DOB approved courses would allow you to receive credit for some of the SST training. To learn what credit you can receive, you can review the DOB course equivalency table. For example, if you have took the 8-Hour Special Rigger Renewal course, you will receive credit for all of these SST
Courses:

  • 1-Hour Handling Heavy Materials & Proper Lifting Techniques (GE)
  • 1-Hour Hoisting & Rigging (GE)
  • 1-Hour Materials Handling, Storage, Use, & Disposal (GE)
  • 1-Hour Cranes, Derricks, Hoists, & Conveyors (SP)
  • 1-Hour Flag Person (SP)
  • 1-Hour Personnel Lifts/Aerial Lifts/Scissor Lifts Safety (SP)

If you have took any DOB approved courses please contact us as we may be able to provide you with a discounted package for your required SST training.

How can I apply for my SST card?

Application Form


To request your SST card please fill out the form (download form here) and either email to info@pdhstar.com or fax the completed form to (833) 734-7827 (PDH-STAR). The form includes instructions on how and what to submit, that is also copied below.

OSHA Card


In order for us to verify your OSHA 10 or  OSHA 30 training, you need to send us a front and back copy of your OSHA card, Please include this with your application

Training Verification


PDH STAR needs to verify your training taken through other training providers. For additional details regarding the training, including online training, verification, please click here. Individuals presenting Certificates of Completions or other documentation as proof of their online training are required to sign a document attesting to having completed the training on their own and according to the law. For a copy of the document please click here (to be filled in and submitted at time of SST Card applications).

ID and Proof of Address


For us to be able to issue the SST card, the DOB requires us to verify identity via a government issued ID and a proof of address. For eligible types of documents please click here. Please submit a copy of your documents with your application. In general, a New York State issued driving license or ID document would typically satisfy these requirements. If you have an out of state driving license you would also need to submit another document as proof of your address, such as utility bill etc. dated in the last 60 days.

Photo


You need to submit a clear, passport like photo taken against a light background, with no headwear, shadows, etc. Typically, a simple portrait photo taken against the wall would be acceptable. For detailed DOB photo requirements please click here.

Ordering Your Card


If you have signed up for one of the SST packages (10/22/32/40/62 Hours), your first SST card (Temporary or Permanent) is included in the price of the package. If you have done only partial training with PDH STAR, or have purchased the courses individually, you need to order your SST card by clicking on the relevant link below. The processing fee for the SST card is:

Supervisor SST Card                             $75

Site Safety (Worker) SST Card           $50

Processing time varies, depending on which provider you have taken your training with, so please allow sufficient time for your training to be verified and the SST card to be issued. Please make sure your application is completed in full with legible block letters – incomplete and / or illegible forms may delay your SST card issuance.

If your SST card is not received due to an incomplete or inaccurate address provided, theft, or any other circumstances outside of PDH STAR’s control, the SST card applicant shall pay an additional $50 reprint and processing fee.