Training Connect SST Cards and TSCTA


On April 8, 2022, the New York City Department of Buildings (DOB) updated its guidance and requirements for Site Safety Training (SST) Cards. The latest update outlines the roll out of the new Training Connect SST Cards and the DOB’s timeline for full compliance and enforcement. Training Connect SST Cards For Workers who completed their […]

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Do’s and Don’ts of Ladder Safety During Ladder Safety Awareness Month


In honor of National Ladder Safety Month, we at TSCTA wanted to give a brief on dos and don’ts of ladder safety and protocol for finding and selecting the right ladder for the job.   As reported by the American Ladder Safety Institute, the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration requires employers to provide ladders under […]

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Who Does Local Law 196 Apply To?


Construction or demolition workers and supervisors (Site Safety Managers, Site Safety Coordinators, Concrete Safety Managers, Construction Superintendents and competent persons) at job sites that are required to designate a Construction Superintendent, Site Safety Coordinator or Site Safety Manager must be trained.  A list of examples of workers who do and do not require training, as […]

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What is Local Law 196 of 2017?


Local Law 196 (LL196) mandates safety training for all demolition and construction workers employed within the Five Boroughs on projects requiring a Construction Super, Site Safety Manager, Site Safety Coordinator, Concrete Safety Manager, or Competent Person. Additionally, all Workers will be required to complete a minimum of 40-hours of safety-related training and obtain a Site […]

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Don’t Leave Safety To Luck


At TSCTA, safety is our top priority, as we provide training courses to avoid accidents. But what about those ‘almost accidents’? While you and your staff may be happy to avoid an incident, ‘almost’ is just as bad as an incident. This month, we’re talking about ‘near misses’ so that you and your staff can […]

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Building Code Updates: Stay in the Know with Our NYC DOB Building Codes Update Technical Seminar


Did you see the latest Department of Buildings (DOB) Building Code updates? Know what it all means for you, your staff, and upcoming jobsites? We do, and we can give you the brief on what different Local Laws, moderations, and other code updates can mean for you in our Building Code Update Seminar: What to […]

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Don’t Be Shocked, How to Recognize and Prevent Electrical Hazards


According to data from the Workplace Injury & Fatality Statistics at ESFi, electrocution was among the top 10 causes of fatalities reported from 2003 – 2020. Here’s how to recognize and take prevention measures of electrical hazards on your job site.   Top Electrocution and Electrical Hazards In Construction  According to OSHA, some of the most common reported electrocution hazards in […]

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Severe Weather Update: How to Access Your Courses Online  


In response to the inclement weather forecasted for this weekend, all of our locations will be closed on Saturday January 29th. Below are the updated new course dates for courses with classes originally scheduled for Jan. 29th.   Course Updates  New Course Dates  Spanish 10HR Prescribed SST Bundle Day 1: 2/5/22 , BX Location  Spanish 32HR Supp. […]

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Why Should You Get Your SST Card Training at TSCTA


There really is no substitute for quality hands-on SST card training provided by TSCTA’s experienced instructors and our facilities. We use interactive training methods, hands-on scenarios with relevant equipment, quality safety equipment and current technology, not just PowerPoints and videos. But there’s more to consider when deciding on your next safety training course provider.   Here’s why TSCTA should be at […]

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In-Person, Hybrid, and Virtual Learning: How to Find the Best One for You


What are hybrid courses? There are many reasons students may choose traditional, in-person learning, but with new learning methods available, is there a happy medium between virtual and in-person? TSCTA has adopted the hybrid learning method, which combines face-to-face learning with online resources.   To figure out what method of learning works best for you, here’s the difference between hybrid learning, virtual learning, […]

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Working With Mobile Elevating Work Platforms – Do I Need Training?


What are Mobile Elevating Work Platforms or MEWPs? Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWPs) are machines/devices designed to move workers, tools, and materials to work height. These types of machines/devices can include “Boom Lifts,” “Aerial Lifts,” or “Scissor Lifts.” What’s New? According to ANSI A92.24, aerial lift operators are required to have documented training such as […]

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Diversity & Inclusion Drives Safety Culture – Construction Inclusion Week 2021


As part of Construction Inclusion Week 2021, TSCTA looks at how Diversity can drive Safety Culture

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