8 Hour Concrete Safety Manager Refresher

Description: This course is a renewal requirement for the holder of a NYC Department of Buildings Concrete Safety Manager License.

To renew a Concrete Safety Manager License, the applicant must complete & submit to the Licensing Unit a certificate of completion for 8 hours of training as mandated by the 2014 NYC Construction Codes, Building Code, Chapter 33 §3310.9.1 Concrete Safety Manager; Local Law 40-2008; Title 1 of Rules of the City of New York – Section 3310-02 Concrete Safety Managers; Chapter 100 Administration Subchapter D Licensing & Registration of Businesses, Trades & Occupations engaged in Building Work §104-06 Continuing Education Requirements.

Prerequisites: There are no prerequisites for this course, however students should have already taken a 30 Hour Concrete Safety Manager Course and should show this certification to the office prior to attending.  Students must also be able to communicate with the instructor in the language that the course is being provided in.
Course Materials: This course consists of several different components including a PowerPoint presentation, lecture, case studies, class discussions and hands on demonstrations. We will provide a student manual which will include all relevant written standards

Introduction to Concrete Safety Management
• Concrete Construction Site Accidents
Responsibilities of a Concrete Safety Manager/Certification
  • OSHA 1926 Overview
  • NYC Codes Overview
  • NYC Department of Buildings Overview
  • Concrete Construction & Stripping Operations
  • Concrete Inspection Operations
  • Rigging, Scaffold, Hoisting, Lift, & Crane Operations 
  • Site Safety Plan Requirements for Concrete
  • Safety Protocols for Concrete
  • Jobsite Concrete Safety Violations
  • Safe Use of Concrete Tools on the Jobsite
  • Reoccurring Jobsite Concrete Safety Problems 
  • Jobsite Emergency Situations & Preparedness Procedures

Learning Outcomes: Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Navigate the New York City Department of Buildings website to select appropriate Building Codes, New York City Rules, Bulletins and applications.
  • Identify the rules and regulations that were promulgated after serious concrete construction accidents in New York City.
  • Explain the reasons for New York City safety rules for concrete projects.
  • Determine New York City specific safety issues for concrete projects.
  • Prescribe control measures for New York City safety issues for concrete projects.
  • Choose safe work practices at their construction sites based on prudent decision-making.
  • Motivate other employees to make changes to improve the safety culture of New York City.
  • Differentiate between the OSHA standards and Chapter 33 of Building Code of New York City.