What are the training requirements for a Supervisor SST Card?

2022-04-18

As of 12/1/19 for Construction Superintendents, Site Safety Manager, Site Safety Coordinators, Concrete Safety Managers, or Competent Person must have completed 62 SST credits including: 30-Hour OSHA, 8-Hour Fall Protection Course, 8-Hour Site Safety Manager Refresher Training, 4-Hour Supported Scaffold User Training, and 2 hours of each of the following topics: Site safety plans Toolbox talks Pre-task […]

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Worker Requirements for an SST Card

Temporary SST Card For new demolition or construction workers who have completed the 10-Hour OSHA. Card expires after 6 months during which time training must be completed to receive a Limited SST Card or SST Card. SST Card As of 9/1/2020, Workers must have fully satisfied one of the following: 10-Hour OSHA, plus 30 additional SST credits […]

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Training Connect SST Cards and TSCTA

2022-04-08

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

2022-03-28

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?

2022-03-21

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?

2022-03-15

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

2022-03-09

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

2022-02-04

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

2022-02-02

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  

2022-01-28

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

2022-01-26

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

2021-11-23

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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