This bill would require all construction or demolition sites that require a construction superintendent, site safety manager, or site safety coordinator to conduct randomized drug and alcohol screening.
Int. No. 813
By the Public Advocate (Mr. Williams) and Council Member Adams
A Local Law to amend the New York city building code, in relation to drug and alcohol testing for construction workers
Be it enacted by the Council as follows:
Section 1. Chapter 33 of the New York City building code is amended by adding a new section 3321.3 to read as follows:
§ 3321.3 Drug and alcohol testing for construction and demolition workers. Each permit holder at a building site for which a construction superintendent, site safety manager or site safety coordinator is required shall be responsible for the following:
1. Ensuring that, annually, no less than 25 percent of construction or demolition workers engaged at such site are subject to randomized drug testing before they enter such site;
2. Ensuring that, annually, no less than 10 percent of construction or demolition workers engaged at such site are subject to randomized alcohol screening before they enter such site.
§ 2. This local law takes effect 120 days after it becomes law; except that the commissioner of buildings may promulgate rules or take other actions for the implementation of this local law prior to such effective date.
LS #5303.1/Int. No. 1837-2017