Newsletter: Only 40 Days Left!
The Local Law 196 Deadline December 1!
Less than 6 weeks left until the Local Law 196 deadline for construction safety training. Local Law 196 requires certain workers and supervisors to receive safety training at construction sites that are required to designate a Construction Superintendent, Site Safety Coordinator or Site Safety Manager. Workers will need a minimum of 30 hours of training to attain a Limited SST Card. Supervisors will also need 62 hours of training including a 30-Hour OSHA course to attain a Supervisor SST Card.
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DOB Prohibits Use and Installation of Stand-Off Brackets
The Department has identified the use of a stand-off bracket as a contributing factor in recent suspended scaffolding incidents, and has banned their installation and use in NYC. If a suspended scaffold currently has a stand-off bracket installed, the scaffold should not be used, the bracket must be removed, and the scaffold should be safely reinstalled without the bracket.
Site Safety Training Information Signs at Construction Sites
Beginning October 15, 2019, general contractors must post worker safety information signs at construction sites where site safety training is required. The sign must contain specific information about required worker safety training, including all site safety training deadlines and the number of required training hours, and the information must be in all the languages used by workers to communicate at the construction site. To learn more about the requirements, click here.