SAFETY TRAINING REQUIREMENTS FOR NYC

Beginning March 1, 2018, the Safety Training requirements for NYC building construction workers will change and they must have 10 hours of safety training. Pursuant to Local Law 196 of 2017, by that date,you must be able to show that you have taken at least an OSHA10 class within the previous five years to continue working. When fully phased in by 2019,workers at job sites that require a Site Safety Plan (which includes sites that must designate a Construction Superintendent,Site Safety Coordinator or Site Safety Manager) must receive a minimum of 40 hours of training.

IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER

BY MARCH 1, 2018 – OSHA 10;or OSHA 30; or a DOB-approved 100-hour training program.

BY DECEMBER1, 2018 – OSHA 10 and 20 additional
training hours specified by DOB;or OSHA 30; or a
DOB-approved 100-hour training program.

NOTE:Supervisors must complete OSHA30 and a minimum of 30
additional training hours specified by DOB.

BY MAY 1,2019 – OSHA10 and 30-45 additional
training hours specified by DOB;or OSHA30 and 10-25
additional training hours specified by DOB;or a
DOB-approved 100-hour training program.

 

For more information on OSHA safety training requirements for NYC contact us at:  info@osha10ny.com or call 516-570-0754