New York City Construction Superintendent Must Update OSHA 10-Hour Every 3 Years

To ensure construction sites are supervised by qualified professionals, as of July 1, 2008, all initial and renewal applications for new building and demolition permits for buildings up to and including 9 stories, are required to have a registered Construction Superintendent named on the PW-2. This requirement applies to all permits of this type, including 1, 2, and 3 family homes and garages.As a part of being a licensed Construction Superintendent in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island or the Bronx, you must have taken and successfully completed, in the past three years, a NYC DOB 40-hour Site Safety Manager course and a 10-hour OSHA Construction Outreach course.Additionally, Under Local Law 41 of 2008, all workers at “major buildings” (as defined by the new Codes) are required to complete a 10-hour course in construction safety approved by the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration. Effective on July 1, 2009, site safety plans of major buildings must include a statement that all workers have completed this course. Visit United Alliance Services website to locate an authorized OSHA 10-hour course in NYC.THE 10-HOUR TRAINING COMPLIES WITH LOCAL LAW 20 AND LOCAL 41. TRAINING IS AVAILABLE IN MULTIPLE LANGUAGES. OSHA DOL COURSE COMPLETION CARDS WILL BE ISSUED TO ALL PARTICIPANTS.OSHA 10 Hour Certification requirements for all employees working on major buildings in New York City:All workers at major buildings are required to successfully complete a 10-hour construction safety course approved by the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration.  This course must be current within the last 5 years. A “major building” is defined, per the New York City Building Code, as:3310.2 Major buildings. A major building is a building proposed to have any of the following characteristics: Be constructed to a height of 10 or more storiesBe constructed to a height of 125 feet or moreHave lot coverage of 100,000 square feet or more regardless of height or as designated by the commissioner.Locate a 10 hour OSHA classFor more details on OSHA training requirements and New York City Department of Buildings in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island or the Bronx watch this short video.