New York City Local Law 196 Requirements

5-9-19 Update: The June 1, 2019 compliance date for Local Law 196 has been extended by the New York City Council to December 1, 2019. 

* JIB will have open slots available for photo and/or voice prints on Saturday, May 11th, beginning at 8:30 AM. You MUST call for an appointment at 718-820-4155. This will be held in the BALCONY LOUNGE. Accessible through the Auditorium entrance.

* Note: This is separate and distinct from OSHA 30 and 10 requirements. If you are unsure as to whether or not you've completed this, please call 718-820-4144. 


New York City Local Law 196 Requirements 

WHO: All Local Union No. 3 Members in the Construction Division

* If we do not have your picture and/or voice print on file for the Department of Buildings Site Safety Training (SST) ID Card, this applies to you.

WHAT: Pursuant with New York City Local Law 196, effective December 1, 2019, all Local Union No. 3 members in the Construction Division will be required to have a valid New York City Site Safety Training Photo ID card. These cards will verify that you have all of the training required by New York City Local Law 196. You must have this card to gain access to jobsites after the December 1, 2019 deadline and/or to be referred out to work by the Employment Department. For an overview of the law and to determine whether or not it affects you, click here.  

Failure to comply will result in you not being sent out to work.

WHAT TO DO NEXT: You must be photographed and voice-printed for a Department of Buildings Site Safety Training (SST) ID card. The Joint Industry Board of the Electrical Industry has made arrangements for you to complete this requirement at no charge to you. Visit here to do this:

The Joint Industry Board
158-11 Harry Van Arsdale Jr. Ave
Flushing, NY 11365 
(Classroom A & B)

WHEN: This can be completed Monday thru Friday from 8:30 AM – 5:30PM (phone calls and reservations are not necessary)

** You can schedule an appointment to have this done May 8, 14, 21, 23, 28, 29 or 30 from 5PM – 6:30 PM at:

Local 3 North/WFJATC
200 Bloomingdale Road
White Plains, NY 10605

Call 718-820-4155 to schedule an appointment

Thank you.