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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.

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Int. No. 813

 

By Council Member Williams

 

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.

 

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