The 8 hour Site Safety Manager Refresher course is a refresher to the 40 hour Site Safety Manager Course and the 8 Hour Site Safety Coordinator Course, which are a comprehensive review of Chapter 33 and the Rules of the City of New York that pertain to public protection. This course provides students with safe job practices in New York City. They will be introduced to the hazards of working in the New York City construction environment and the specific methods and work practices that are necessary on an urban construction site. This course is one of the requirements all renewing applicants must successfully complete in order to remain up-to-date with their Site Safety Manager, Site Safety Coordinator, or Construction Superintendent status with the New York City Department of Buildings. Students will receive a certificate of completion.
Please refer to NYC DOB's checklist to ensure that you have all of the appropriate documentation to apply for a license. Please also note that we only provide the certificate you need to submit to DOB and NOT the actual license. After completing the course, DOB are the ones that handle your registration and application process.Prerequisites
: Student must be able to communicate with the instructor in the language the course is held in. Student must have previously taken any of the Site Safety Manager courses within the past three years.
Please note that this is a refresher course meaning that it is NOT
to be used as an initial course. Students are required to have taken an initial course, either the 40 Hour Site Safety Manager or 8 Hour Site Safety Coordinator, before taking this refresher. Students MUST provide a copy of their initial or refresher certificate either by email or in person prior to taking this refresher course.Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students shall be able to:
- List differences between Site safety Manager, Site Safety Coordinator, and their responsibilities.
- Identify when a Superintendent is needed and what his responsibilities are.
- Explain what a concrete safety manger is and his/her responsibilities.
- Explain what a Fire Safety Manager is and his/her responsibilities.
- Recall and discuss the major safety factors related to construction site work.
- Apply the appropriate safety measures by deciding what controls, systems, and PPE to utilize to protect, not only the public, but employees from injuries and or fatalities.
- Explain what the focus four hazards are.
- Identify each hazard and correct it using controls and or other means of protection.
- Define the rules of New York City related to construction.
- List the rules related to Fire Safety on a construction site.
- Explain NYC DOB chapter 33 Safeguards during Construction and Demolition.
- List and define NYC DOT rules and permits.
- Discuss the General administrative rules as related to a construction site.
- Identify the permits required and the expiration for each.
- Explain what events/situations DOB must be notified for.
- List which Plans are to be on site during construction.
- Define what a site safety plan is and the ability to demonstrate what it must contain.
- Explain Site job safety and describe how to maintain safety.
- Identify and describe job site emergency situations and preparedness in unsafe building, NYC/DOI Building Integrity Training contact information sheet.
- Explain Safety Protocol for concrete, Standpipe inspection, Crane and derricks, Supported/Suspended Scaffold and sheds.
: Pens, instruction booklets, test, videos, Powerpoint presentations, instructor evaluation sheet, attendance sign-in sheets.Course fee includes
: administrative fees, course materials, and certificates. Available for purchase: extra booklets, certificate replacements, and mailing out certificates.
In order to successfully fulfill the requirements for completion of the 8 Hour Site Safety Manager Refresher and to receive a certificate/card for the course, students must:
No exceptions will be made. No partial credit awarded for any course.Important Note
- Be able to clearly communicate with the instructor and complete all paperwork in the language the course is delivered in. No personal interpreters permitted.
- Complete all required paperwork: registration, evaluation, attendance, etc.
- Attend all required hours of the course. Any make up sesisons must be completed within six months from the start date.
- Participate during class activities and reviews.
- Complete tests with a passing grade of 70%.
- Students must show a photo ID on the start date. Students are asked to arrive at least 15 minutes before class.
- Customer can bring lunch, we provide coffee and tea in the classrooms.