40 Hour Site Safety Manager Training


Course Length:
40 Hours
Course Pricing:
$850 per person
  • $765 per person for groups of 4-5 (10% discount)
  • $722.50 per person for groups of 6-9 (15% discount)
  • $680 per person for groups of 10+ (20% discount)
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There are no prerequisites needed to attend this course however students must have an overall knowledge of the Building Codes relating to public safety.
This course is a prerequisite for individuals who are applying for the Site Safety Manager (SSM), Site Safety Coordinator (SSC) and Construction Superintendent (CSI) licenses. For additional information, please visit:
Course Description

This course is a comprehensive review of Chapter 33 and the Rules of the City of New York that pertain to public protection. The purpose of the course is to initiate perspective candidates with safe job practices in New York City and to prepare those perspective candidates to take the Site Safety Manager’s test. During the course, students will be introduced to the hazards of working 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 pre-requisites an applicant must successfully complete before being eligible to apply for Site Safety Manager Certificate Examination. In addition, this course fulfills the training course requirements for Site Safety Coordinator and Construction Superintendent Certification in New York City.

Learning Outcome

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Compare roles and responsibilities of New York City Department of Buildings licensed site safety professionals.
  • Recognize which rules and regulations were promulgated after serious construction accidents in New York City

  • Identify safety procedures to protect public and property during construction and demolition operations in New York City
  • Define construction fire protection and prevention methods that comply with the New York City Fire Code
  • Describe communication procedures between New York City Department of Buildings and licensed site safety professionals
  • Distinguish between the OSHA standards and New York City Department of Buildings Chapter 33 regulations.
Methods of Instruction

This course consists of several different components which include power point presentations, lecture, real life case studies, class discussions and practice exams.

Completion Requirements

Students are required to complete 100% of the course and actively participate in all learning activities including hands-on exercises.

Students are not permitted to miss more than 4 hours of class time. Should this occur, it is the student’s responsibility to contact TSCTA to schedule a make up session or arrange to attend another scheduled event. Student will not be eligible to receive certificate of completion without making up missed time.

TSCTA's full attendance and make-up time policies can be accessed at or the Student Policy and Information Form or the Student Policy and Information Form.

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