Online SST Supervisor Courses (62 Hours)
New York City construction supervisors can meet their 62-hour Site Safety Training (SST) requirement online with our DOB-approved SST courses. After you complete your mandatory training, you can apply for your SST Supervisor card.
As of December 2019, Local Law 196 requires supervisors at any NYC jobsite with a Site Safety Plan to have a valid SST Supervisor card. Supervisors who need 62 hours of DOB-approved training include Site Safety Managers, Site Safety Coordinators, Concrete Safety Managers, Construction Superintendents and Competent Persons.
SST Supervisor Card Course List
Complete 62 hours of DOB-approved online Site Safety Training to earn your SST Supervisor card. Select your required SST courses and electives below.
What Courses Do I Need for My Supervisor SST Card?
The DOB requires construction supervisors and competent persons to hold an SST Supervisor card to work at any jobsite with a Site Safety Plan. This requires 62 hours of DOB-approved safety training.
Your training must include all SST required courses listed below, two SST General Elective courses and two SST Special Elective courses.
The full list of required SST Supervisor courses and elective options include:
SST Required Courses
SST General Electives (Select Two)
Who Needs an SST Supervisor Card?
The Department of Buildings now requires construction supervisors at any NYC jobsite with a Site Safety Plan to hold an SST Supervisor card.
- Site Safety Managers
- Site Safety Coordinators
- Concrete Safety Managers
- Construction Superintendents
- Competent Persons
Workers who serve as a Competent Person are only required to have an SST Supervisor card if they are responsible for job duties that must be completed by a Competent Person as required by Chapter 33 of the New York City Building Code.
Frequently Asked Questions
How do I get my SST Supervisor card?
After you complete your 62 hours of required Site Safety Training, you can apply for your SST Supervisor card online. You will need to submit training certificates for any courses you completed with a provider other than OSHA Education Center. Once we validate your training and confirm you have met the DOB’s requirements, we will issue you an SST Supervisor card by mail.
What is the deadline to earn an SST Supervisor card?
The deadline to complete 62 hours of training and earn an SST Supervisor card was December 1, 2019. The Department of Buildings now requires supervisors at NYC jobsites with a Site Safety Plan to hold an SST Supervisor card and renew their training every five years.
Will my SST Supervisor card expire?
Your SST Supervisor card will expire five years after the issue date printed on the card. You must complete refresher training every five years to renew your card.
Can I receive SST credit for safety training courses I already completed?
Yes, the DOB accepts approved courses that you completed within the past five years. To receive credit, you will need to provide valid proof of course completion, such as a course certificate.
Some DOB courses are accepted as equivalent to Site Safety Training. The 32-Hour Supported Scaffold User course, for example, provides credit for the 4-Hour Supported Scaffold SST course. You can find a full list of DOB-approved SST course equivalents on the DOB website.
Can I receive SST credit for courses I completed years ago?
Yes. As long as the course is DOB-approved and you completed it within the past five years, you can apply it toward the 62 hours of training needed for your SST Supervisor card. Simply provide your certificates of completion to an approved SST card provider.
Are supervisors for a subcontractor required to have an SST Supervisor card?
Yes. All workers and supervisors at jobsites with a Site Safety Plan must have an SST card regardless of whether they are a general contractor or a subcontractor.
Are forepersons considered supervisors who need an SST Supervisor card?
According to Local Law 196, you are only considered a supervisor if you serve on a construction site as a Construction Superintendent, Site Safety Coordinator, Site Safety Manager, Concrete Safety Manager or Competent Person.
Does the size of my company or job affect DOB training requirements?
No. If you're involved in any work at a site with a Site Safety Plan, you must meet Local Law 196 training requirements regardless of your company size.