The New York City Department of Buildings has released a service update stating that digital versions or copies of SST cards will be acceptable on NYC jobsites to meet the March 1st SST deadline for a period of 60 days.
If you have completed your training but have not received your physical SST card you can ... Read
Local Law 196 is a NYC DOB law that requires workers and supervisors at most NYC construction sites to obtain a SST card by completing specific courses through a NYC DOB approved training provider. Able Safety offers multiple packages to complete this training at great low prices. All our SST classes can be c... Read
Local Law 196 Training Deadline Extended
The NYC DOB has officially issued an extension for the SST training requirement. The full compliance date will now be March 1st, 2021. Originally the date was set for September 1st, 2020 but due to covid-19 the NYC council has decided to give workers additional time... Read
Falls Prevention Online Training Available Now
In compliance with the New York City Department of Buildings regulations we are proud to announce the 8 Hour Fall Prevention Course Online 100%.
With the release of the 8 hour fall prevention class online, workers now have the ability to complete the required t... Read
What You Need To Know About NYC SST Training Deadlines
A huge stir started on the internet over the deadline of SST training courses for supervisors. A few days before December 1 2019, the search systems were being torn from the number of queries related to SST training. Site safety training companies strugg... Read
What is an SST Card?
SST card is an acronym that stands for Site Safety Training Card. These cards provide proof that workers and supervisors have completed specific training required by the NYC Department of Buildings.
Local Law 196 which went into effect in March of 2018 increased the amount of training r... Read
SST Online Courses Now Available!
SST Courses Online
If you are in the construction industry and work in NYC you’re most likely aware of a new rule (local law 196) requiring workers and supervisors to complete a specified amount of training to obtain a Site Safety Training (SST) card. We as ... Read
DOB Approved Course Equivalents
The NYC Department of Buildings has updated Local Law 196 to allow card issuers to now accept certain DOB approved courses in place of the required Site Safety Training (SST) Courses. The following document lists which existing worker and license courses can give credit for ... Read
LOCAL LAW 196 VIOLATIONS AND PENALTIES EXPLAINED
Local Law 196 of 2017, which mandates NYC workers at permitted construction sites to have safety training, has entered its second phase.
In an unprecedented move, NYC Department of Buildings recently sent letters to all contractors, job site owners, permit... Read
B.E.S.T Squad Update 2018-2019
As of September, 2018 The BEST Squad, Excavation and Scaffolding units are now demobilized. There are now 2 units which are The Construction Safety Compliance Unit & The Construction Safety Enforcement Unit.
Construction Safety Compliance Unit
The Construction Safety Comp... Read