PLEASE NOTE: This online 40-HR Site Safety Manager course contains the soon-to-be updated 2022 NYC DOB building codes and is intended for those applying for the NYC DOB Construction Superintendent or Coordinator Licenses, as well those taking it for general knowledge/continuing education purposes.
IF YOUR GOAL IS TO TAKE THIS COURSE IN PREPARATION FOR THE NYC DOB SITE SAFETY MANAGER LICENSE, please be aware that the current DOB SSM exam content is still based on the 2014 codes and, as such, you may want to consider instead registering for our in-person/virtual version of this course here.
If, in spite of this, you would still prefer to take this version of the course, please be advised that we recommend reviewing the 2014 code in addition to the content found in this course.
This course is a comprehensive review of Chapter 33 and the Rules of the City of New York that pertain to public protection. The purpose of the course is to initiate prospective candidates with safe job practices in New York City and to prepare those prospective candidates to take the Site Safety Manager’s test.
During the course, students will be introduced to the hazards of working the New York City construction environment and the specific methods and work practices that are necessary on an urban construction site.
Course Hours40 Hours
Course SessionsMultiple Sessions
Online RegistrationRegister Online
Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Compare roles and responsibilities of New York City Department of Buildings licensed site safety professionals
- Recognize which rules and regulations were promulgated after serious construction accidents in New York City
- Identify safety procedures to protect public and property during construction and demolition operations in New York City
- Define construction fire protection and prevention methods that comply with the New York City Fire Code.
- Describe communication procedures between New York City Department of Buildings and licensed site safety professionals
- Distinguish between the OSHA standards and New York City Department of Buildings Chapter 33 regulations
- 100% attendance for the course
- Completion of Continuing Education and Training Registration Form
- Active participation in all class exercises (determined by course instructor)
- Completion of required pre-and post-quiz assessment
- As applicable, achievement of minimum passing score on required end-of-course examination
- Participation and submittal of end-of-course evaluation form (must provide name on form to receive credit)
This course MUST be completed on desktop or laptop computer running either Windows 10 or newer or Mac OS. Additionally, these courses were designed to run best on the latest Google Chrome browser.
Training Requirements for 40 Hour Site Safety Manager Training
As per the NYC Construction Codes – Title 28 General Administrative Provisions, to obtain a Site Safety Manager or Site Safety Coordinator* Certificate applicants must complete & submit to the Licensing Unit a certificate of completion for 40 hours of training. In addition, as per Title 1 Rules of the City of New York 3301-02, to register as a Construction Superintendent*, applicants must complete & submit to the Licensing Unit a certificate of completion for 40 hours of training.
* This course is required depending on the applicant’s qualifications.
For additional information on how to become a:
Additional Note: This course may be used towards the satisfaction of the 8-Hour Chapter 33 (Site Safety Manager Renewal) SST requirement.
Experienced Construction workers, supervisors, and other personnel responsible for construction activities with general knowledge of the New York City Building Codes as it relates to worker and public safety.
Students are required to complete 100% of the course and actively participate in all learning activities including review quizzes and hands-on exercises.
Active participation will be assessed via our proctoring software and will require access to your computer’s web camera and microphone for the duration of training. Failure to allow access to either or both will result in an automatic failure, and you will not be eligible for a refund.