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Construction Site Safety Program


NCCER’s Construction Site Safety Program provides training credentials recognized by contractors and owners who demand more from their on-site supervisors and safety technicians. This comprehensive, standardized program covers both the field and administrative aspects of construction safety.

Construction Site Safety Training

Program Snapshot

The NCCER Construction Site Safety Program was designed to prepare trainees for the widely recognized safety certifications offered by the Board of Certified Safety Professionals (BCSP), including the Construction Health and Safety Technician (CHST) and Safety Trained Supervisor Construction (STSC). This program offers comprehensive coverage of safety subjects and industry best practices that act as catalysts for safety culture improvements. The program is designed to instill a safety-first philosophy across all levels of an organization, from entry-level to management.

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NCCER's Construction Site Safety Program

The NCCER Safety program is a foundational program in preparing aspiring safety professionals for the widely recognized safety certifications offered by the Board of Certified Safety Professionals (BCSP), including the Safety Trained Supervisor Construction (STSC) and Construction Health and Safety Technician (CHST) certifications. In addition, the NCCER CSST credential is required by many owners (particularly in the oil & gas sector) to perform any work on their job sites.

Construction Site Safety Program Details

Those who successfully complete a required set of modules from the NCCER safety curricula receive verifiable credentials with one of NCCER’s three safety training designations. These designations are:

  • Construction Site Safety Orientation (CSSO)
  • Construction Site Safety Supervisor (CSSS)
  • Construction Site Safety Technician (CSST)

Individuals who complete all modules in the Field Safety and/or Safety Technology curricula also receive level completion credentials, in alignment with NCCER’s credentialing scheme for craft training.

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Career Pathway

The Construction Safety Career Pathway infographic is designed to give a general overview of the career advancement opportunities available to construction professionals pursuing roles in safety management and leadership. It also illustrates the role NCCER safety training credentials can play in the career progression of a construction safety professional.

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"Safety in Every Curriculum"

Scottie Smith, Director of Welding Technology at Northwest Florida State College, discusses how NCCER‘s training always emphasizes safety.

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