Construction Safety Courses

Advance your construction career and fulfill city and state requirements by learning from safety professionals from some of the largest construction projects in New York City.

LaGuardia Community College is partnering with Safety Dynamics, a full service safety, health and environmental consulting firm, to offer general construction safety courses as well as Local Law 196 of 2017 mandated training for workers and supervisors.

Safety Dynamics training curricula is approved by OSHA, the NY State Department of Transportation and many New York City agencies, including the Department of Buildings, Metropolitan Transportation Authority, Housing Authority, School Construction Authority and Department of Environmental Protection.

COURSES


10 Hour Site Safety Training (NYCDOB)

Get the required training needed to work in New York City for workers with safety responsibilities in the construction industry. Topics include 8 Hour Fall Prevention and 2 Hour Drug and Alcohol Awareness. Upon successful completion of this New York City Department of Buildings (NYCDOB) approved course, you will earn a certificate of completion and an identification card from Safety Dynamics. This course is an awareness level training only and does not provide any other qualification or authorization outside of the Site Safety Training certification and identification card. ND

Location: Online

Weekday: Monday,Tuesday

Time: 05:00 PM – 10:30 PM

Fee: $200

Course Code: CONS117W24.T05.03.00

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32 Hour Site Safety Training (NYCDOB)

Get the required training needed to work in New York City for supervisors, competent persons, construction superintendents, site safety coordinators, site safety managers and concrete safety managers. Topics include 8 Hour Fall Prevention, 2 Hour Drug and Alcohol Awareness, 4 Hour Supported Scaffold User, 8 Hour Site Safety Manager Refresher (Chapter 33), 2 Hour Pre-Task Meeting, 2 Hour Site Safety Plan (SSP), 2 Hour Tool Box Talks, 2 Hour General Electives (First Aid and CPR) and 2 Hour Specialized Electives (Flagging Responsibilities). Upon successful completion of this New York City Department of Buildings (NYCDOB) approved course, you will earn a certificate of completion and an identification card from Safety Dynamics. This course is an awareness level training only and does not provide any other qualification or authorization outside of the Site Safety Training certification and identification card. Prerequisite: Current 30 Hour OSHA card. ND

Location: Online

Weekday: Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday

Time: 05:00 PM – 10:30 PM

Fee: $520

Course Code: CONS122W24.T05.03.00

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32 Hour Supported Scaffold Supervisor (NYCDOB)

Get the required training to work on installing and removing scaffolds by taking this New York City Department of Buildings (NYCDOB) approved course. This course trains experienced construction workers on the safe and proper installation, removal and modifications of scaffolding over 40 feet. Focus is on the use of scaffolding as an important part of worker safety and the dangers of falls, electrocution and collapse as common hazards. Upon successful completion of the course, you will receive a photo ID card and certificate issued by Safety Dynamics, valid for 4 years. ND

Location: TBD

Weekday: Monday,Tuesday

Time: 05:00 PM – 10:30 PM

Fee: $520

Course Code: CONS125W24.T05.03.00

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40 Hour Site Safety Manager (SSM)

Earn the Site Safety Manager certificate issued by Safety Dynamics, essential for working in any level of the construction industry, by taking this New York City Department of Buildings approved course. This class also sets you on the path to becoming a licensed Site Safety Manager. Topics include NYC building codes, current federal and state regulatory standards, and applicable local laws to ensure compliance and safe work practices in construction. You must register 2 business days before the course begins. Classes take place in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. ND

Location: Online

Weekday: Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday

Time: 05:00 PM – 10:30 PM

Fee: $575

Course Code: CONS102W24.T05.03.00

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8 Hour Supported Scaffold Supervisor Refresher (NYCDOB)

Obtain the required training to renew your New York City Department of Buildings (NYCDOB) license for installing and removing scaffolding. This course trains experienced construction workers on the safe and proper installation, removal and adjustment of supported scaffolds over 40 feet. Focus is on the use of scaffolding as an important part of worker safety and the common hazards of falls, electrocution and collapse. Upon completion, you will receive a certificate or card from Safety Dynamics, valid for 4 years. Prerequisite: 32 Hour Supported Scaffold Supervisor course taken within the past 4 years. ND


30 Hour OSHA Construction Training

Learn the Occupational Safety & Health Administration's (OSHA) code of federal regulations for construction by taking this course, a requirement to work on any construction site. Topics include fall protection, excavations, scaffolding, concrete and masonry, OSHA inspection procedures and more. Upon successful completion of the course, you will earn an OSHA issued card, and a certificate of completion approved by OSHA and issued by Safety Dynamics. You must register 2 business days before the course begins. Classes take place in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. ND

Location: Online

Weekday: Wednesday,Thursday

Time: 05:00 PM – 10:30 PM

Fee: $345

Course Code: CONS101W24.T05.02.00

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Location: Online

Weekday: Wednesday,Thursday

Time: 05:00 PM – 10:30 PM

Fee: $345

Course Code: CONS101W24.T05.03.00

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8 Hour Site Safety Manager (SSMR)

Take the required New York City Department of Buildings (NYCDOB) approved course to acquire NYCDOB licenses for Site Safety Manager, Site Safety Coordinator and Construction Site Superintendent. You will learn necessary methods and work practices in the construction of major buildings that are either 10 or more stories; 125 feet or more in height; or 100,000 square feet in lot coverage, regardless of height or as designated by the Commissioner of Buildings. Prerequisite: Must be a registered architect, licensed engineer OR have 5 years of construction supervision/safety experience, including 3 years supervising major building sites. You must register 2 business days before the course begins. Classes take place in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. ND

Location: Online

Weekday: Tuesday,Wednesday

Time: 05:00 PM – 10:30 PM

Fee: $175

Course Code: CONS110W24.T05.03.00

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4 Hour Supported Scaffold User (NYCDOB)

Get the required training and certificate issued by Safety Dynamics to work on supported scaffolding of any height by taking this New York City Department of Buildings approved course. Topics include how to properly erect and load scaffolds, fall prevention and electrical hazards, Chapter 33 building regulations, ladder safety, how to properly wear a full body harness and more. You must register 2 business days before the course begins. Classes take place in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. ND

Location: TBD

Weekday: Monday

Time: 05:00 PM – 09:30 PM

Fee: $145

Course Code: CONS118W24.T05.03.00

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4 Hour Flagging (NYSDOT)

Earn the essential flagging certificate issued by Safety Dynamics by taking this NY State Department of Transportation approved course. You will focus on construction site and roadway safety, and the appropriate role of flagmen. You must register 2 business days before the course begins. Classes take place in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. ND

Location: TBD

Weekday: Tuesday

Time: 05:00 PM – 09:30 PM

Fee: $145

Course Code: CONS111W24.T05.03.00

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8 Hour Suspended Scaffold User Refresher


Location: TBD

Weekday: Thursday,Friday

Time: 05:00 PM – 09:30 PM

Fee: $190

Course Code: CONS207W24.T05.03.00

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30 Hour Concrete Safety Manager (CSM)

A registered Concrete Safety Manager is required on major building construction projects that involve the placement of 2,000 cubic yards or more of concrete. Take the first step towards obtaining your license as a registered Concrete Safety Manager by enrolling in this New York City Department of Buildings approved course. You will focus on all building codes as they pertain to concrete safety and upon successful completion of the course receive a certificate of completion issued by Safety Dynamics. Prerequisite: You must have 5 years of construction supervising experience in concrete operations. ND

Location: TBD

Weekday: Wednesday,Thursday

Time: 05:00 PM – 10:30 PM

Fee: $575

Course Code: CONS121W24.T05.03.00

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8 Hour Concrete Safety Manager Refresher (CSMR)

Get the required training to renew your New York City Department of Buildings (NYCDOB) Concrete Safety Manager license. You will review safe job practices on major building construction projects that involve the placement of 2,000 cubic yards or more of concrete. Topics include NYCDOB Code 3300, local laws and bulletins; and OSHA 1926, subparts C, E, X, Q, R and N. Upon successful completion of the course, you will earn a certificate of completion approved by NYCDOB and issued by Safety Dynamics. Prerequisite: 30 Hour Concrete Safety Manager course within the past year. You must register 2 business days before the course begins. Classes take place in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. ND

Location: TBD

Weekday: Wednesday,Thursday

Time: 05:00 PM – 10:30 PM

Fee: $230

Course Code: CONS112W24.T05.03.00

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16 Hour Suspended Scaffold User (NYCDOB)

Take the New York City Department of Buildings (NYCDOB) required course for all workers using suspended scaffolding on construction sites. Learn how to visually inspect suspended scaffold equipment; identify basic scaffold components; and execute safe assembly and disassembly of the equipment. You will also study NYCDOB code requirements, and the safe and proper use of a suspended scaffold. Upon successful completion of the course, you will earn a certificate of completion approved by NYCDOB and issued by Safety Dynamics. You must register 2 business days before the course begins. All classes take place in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. ND

Location: TBD

Weekday: Wednesday,Thursday

Time: 05:00 PM – 09:30 PM

Fee: $405

Course Code: CONS115W24.T05.03.00

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8 Hour Support Scaffold Supervisor Refresher


Location: TBD

Weekday: Wednesday,Thursday

Time: 05:00 PM – 09:30 PM

Fee: $230

Course Code: CONS208W24.T05.03.00

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16 Hour Rigging Worker (NYCDOB)

Obtain the training required by the New York City Department of Buildings (NYCDOB) for all individuals who are not employed by a licensed rigger who will perform rigging or signaling work in conjunction with hoisting or lowering of articles on the outside of buildings with hoisting equipment. Topics include an overview of OSHA and NYCDOB codes and procedures. Upon completion, you will receive a photo ID card from Safety Dynamics, valid for 4 years. ND


8 Hour Construction Site Fire Safety Manager (CSFSM)


Location: TBD

Weekday: Monday,Tuesday

Time: 05:00 PM – 09:00 PM

Fee: $200

Course Code: CONS120W23.T05.03.00

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REQUIREMENTS

  • Prerequisite for 8 Hour Concrete Safety Manager Refresher (NYCDOB): 30 Hour Concrete Safety Manager course within the past year
  • Prerequisite for 8 Hour Site Safety Coordinator (NYCDOB): In order to be eligible to apply for the NYCDOB Site Safety Coordinator license, you must be a registered architect, licensed engineer, or have 5 years of construction supervision/safety experience, including 3 years supervising major buildings

CUSTOMIZED TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES

To inquire about customized group training opportunities for Construction Safety Courses, please contact (718) 482-5481 or aceprofessional@lagcc.cuny.edu.
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Phone:
(718) 482-5481

Email:
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Room:
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Office Hours:
Mon-Thurs 10:00 AM – 6:15 PM & Sat 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM

REGISTER

Click here to register. You will create a profile and choose a course. In order to register for 8 Hour Site Safety Manager (NYCDOB), you must be a registered architect, licensed engineer or have 5 years of construction supervision/safety experience, including 3 years supervising major building sites. In order to register for 8 Hour Concrete Safety Manager Refresher (NYCDOB), you must have taken the 30 Hour Concrete Safety Manager course within the past year.
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