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ALL NYC SAFETY NEWSLETTER – Full SST Curriculum Announced by DOB 05/10/2018

ALL NYC SAFETY NEWSLETTER – Full SST Curriculum Announced by DOB 05/10/2018

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Full SST Curriculum Announced by DOB

The DOB just announced the full SST course curriculum for both Workers and Supervisors. Supervisors must complete ALL 62 hours of construction safety training by December 1, 2018. Workers must complete at minimum 30 hours of construction safety training –a 10-Hour OSHA , and 20 additional hours: 8 Hours of Fall Protection Training, an 8-Hour Site Safety Manager Refresher , and 4-Hour Supported Scaffold Training ; or a 30-Hour OSHA .
Complete your 2018 training requirement by taking the 30-Hour OSHA training course for only $475. Click here to see available dates. Give us a call at 718-366-3590 for more information on OSHA training and other courses offered.

NYC LOCAL LAW 204 in Effect!

Council member have added a new section requiring pre-shift safety meetings for workers at construction sites. Section 3301.12, states that each permit holder at a site that requires a site safety manager, site safety coordinator, or construction superintendent shall ensure that each construction or demolition worker employed or otherwise engaged at such site by the permit holder or performing subcontracted work for or on behalf of such permit holder takes part in a safety meeting at the beginning of such workers shift, but before such worker commences any construction or demolition work in such shift, in accordance with the requirements of Sections 3301.12.1 through 3301.12.3. To read up more on NYC Local Law 204, click here .

Local Law 78

Local Law 78 of 2017 requires the property owner, contractor, subcontractor, or person otherwise in control of a construction site to report specific information about any site incident that resulted in a fatality or injury to a construction worker or member of the public to the Department of Buildings within three (3) business days. Owners and other responsible parties must use the Department’s online form to report details of the incident within three business days. Failure to submit the Injury/Fatality Incident Information form within three business days of the incident may result in a $2,500 civil penalty. Learn more about Local Law 78 of 2017.

OSHA Will Enforce Beryllium Standard Starting in May

OSHA has announced it will start the enforcement of the final rule on occupational exposure to beryllium on May 11, 2018, the new lower 8-hour permissible exposure limit (PEL) and short-term (15-minute) exposure limit (STEL) for construction and shipyard industries. In the interim, if an employer fails to meet the new PEL or STEL, OSHA will inform the employer of the exposure levels and offer assistance to assure understanding and compliance.

COURSE SPOTLIGHT & DEALS

OSHA 30 & 10 Hour Discount! 

Special   $25 off the 30 hour OSHA course and $10 off the 10 hour OSHA class. No code required – Just add to cart!
30 Hour OSHA – $500  $475
10 Hour OSHA – $150  $140

 

Have a group of 10 or more? Call 718-366-3590 to receive 10% off the total cost for registering all members!

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