8-Hour Fall Prevention
SST Required Course
Course Required for: Worker Training
Purpose: This course is a required course that can help fulfill the requirement for an individual applying for a Site Safety Training Card. THIS IS AN AWARENESS-LEVEL TRAINING ONLY and does not provide any other qualification or authorization outside of the Site Safety Training Card.
Duration: 8 Hours of instructional time, excluding lunch and breaks
NYC Requirement: In order to continue to operate in the City of New York, the designated construction worker is required to complete a minimum number of hours of approved site safety training and to carry site safety identification cards as proof of completion of the training (As per New York City Local Law 196 of 2017 also known as ‘LL196’ or ‘Local Law’). This course provides eight hours towards the satisfaction of that requirement.
Training Objectives and Expectations: Upon completion of this course, the students will be able to:
- become generally familiar terms associated with falls in construction
- recognize avoid and prevent falls hazards from causing harm.
- become aware of regulatory safety requirements associated with falls, including OSHA’s Subpart M.
- learn how to make informed decisions when working at heights