Site Safety Orientations and Refreshers Log

Site Safety Orientation log

As identified in Section 3301.11,each permit holder at a site that requires a site safety manager, site safety coordinator, or construction superintendent shall ensure that each construction or demolition worker receives a site safety orientation before the worker begins any work at the site.

Each worker at the site must receive a site safety refresher if the worker has performed construction or demolition work at the site for one year or more; and one year or more has passed since the worker received a site safety orientation or refresher with respect to the site.

The site safety orientation and refresher must:

  • be conducted by a qualified person who has the ability to communicate with each worker who takes part in the orientation;
  • include a review of safety procedures at the site and any hazardous activities to be performed at the site.

The record of all orientations and refreshers must be kept at the site and include:

  • the date and time of each orientation;
  • the date and time of each refresher;
  • the name, title and company affiliation of each worker who participated;
  • the name, title and company affiliation of the qualified person who conducted the orientation or refresher; and
  • the signature of the qualified person.

As per DOB regulations failure to provide site-safety refreshers and orientations or to keep records of them may result in the imposition of penalties. For further information, please read Local Law 206 found on the Department’s website.