- No prerequisites are required to take this course.
- Per NYC Department of Buildings (DOB), Section 104-6 of Title 1 of the Rules of the City of NY, this course satisfies licensees continuing education renewal requirements for the Site Safety Manager (SSM) License or Site Safety Coordinator (SSC) Certificate.
- The SMM license expires every three (3) years and holders must complete this course one year immediately prior to renewing their license.
- SSC certificate holders must successfully complete this course every year, as the NYC DOB requires annual renewal of the coordinator certification.
- CEUs: 0.8
- CEU Requirements: 100% attendance for the course.
- Completion of IACET Registration Form
- Active participation in all class exercises
- As applicable, achievement of minimum passing score on required end-of-course examination
- Participation and submittal of end-of-course evaluation form
- Individuals applying for a Site Safety Training Card.
- Current Site Safety Managers: Individuals who are currently certified as Site Safety Managers (SSM) in accordance with the New York City Department of Buildings (DOB) regulations and need to renew their certification.
- Construction Superintendents: Individuals who hold the certification of Construction Superintendent (CS) and need to fulfill the refresher training requirements to maintain their certification.
8-Hr Site Safety Manager Refresher / Chapter 33.
The 8-Hour Site Safety Manager Refresher/Chapter 33 course is a specialized training program designed to provide current site safety managers with a refresher on key concepts and updates related to safety management in the construction industry. This course specifically focuses on Chapter 33 of the New York City Building Code, which pertains to Site Safety Managers and Construction Superintendents.
During the course, participants will review essential topics, including site safety plans, site safety manager responsibilities, hazard identification and mitigation, emergency preparedness, and compliance with local regulations. The training emphasizes recent updates and changes to Chapter 33 requirements, ensuring that site safety managers remain up-to-date with the latest standards and best practices.
Through a combination of lectures, case studies, discussions, and interactive activities, participants will enhance their knowledge, skills, and understanding of their roles and responsibilities as site safety managers. The course provides an opportunity to refresh their understanding of key safety principles, reinforce their ability to identify and address site hazards and stay informed about regulatory compliance requirements.
The 8-Hour Site Safety Manager Refresher/Chapter 33 course is typically taken by individuals who are already certified as site safety managers and are seeking to renew their certification or stay current with the evolving safety regulations in New York City. Completion of the refresher course allows site safety managers to maintain their qualifications and demonstrate their commitment to upholding high safety standards on construction sites.
NOTE: As of May 2019 course may be used towards the renewal of an SSM or SSC license and/or to satisfy 8 hours of prescribed training for a Site Safety Training Card (62-Hr Supervisor Card) as required by Local Law 196 of 2017.
Duration: 8 Hours
Language: English and Spanish
Course Code: SAF-202
- Reviewing Site Safety Manager Responsibilities: Participants will refresh their understanding of the roles, responsibilities, and duties of a site safety manager as outlined in Chapter 33 of the New York City Building Code.
- Updated Knowledge of Chapter 33: Learners will gain awareness of recent updates, changes, and amendments to Chapter 33 requirements and regulations specific to site safety managers and construction superintendents.
- Understanding Site Safety Plans: Participants will reinforce their knowledge of developing and implementing site safety plans, including the identification and mitigation of hazards, emergency procedures, and safety protocols.
- Hazard Recognition and Mitigation: The course aims to enhance participants’ ability to identify potential hazards on construction sites, assess risks, and implement effective control measures to prevent accidents and injuries.
- Emergency Preparedness and Response: Learners will refresh their understanding of emergency preparedness procedures, including evacuation plans, communication protocols, and coordination with emergency services.
- Compliance with Local Regulations: Participants will gain updated knowledge of relevant local regulations, codes, and standards applicable to site safety management in New York City, ensuring compliance and adherence to legal requirements.
- Best Practices in Site Safety Management: The course provides an opportunity to review and reinforce best practices in site safety management, including effective communication, hazard communication, safety inspections, and recordkeeping.
- Case Studies and Real-World Scenarios: Through the examination of case studies and real-world scenarios, participants will apply their knowledge and problem-solving skills to practical situations encountered in site safety management.
By achieving these learning objectives, participants will be able to refresh their understanding of site safety management principles, stay informed about the latest updates and requirements in Chapter 33, and effectively carry out their roles as site safety managers in compliance with local regulations and best practices.