Title of course: 8-Hour Fall Prevention
Course Description: 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.
Topics include but not limited to:
- New General Industry Walking Working Surfaces and Fall Protection Standard
- Fall Protection Options
- Rope Descent Systems
- Ladder Safety
- Training Requirements
- Slips, Trips & Falls
Pre-requisites: There are no pre-requisites for the course. Students must speak the language in which the course is given.
Objectives: 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.
Course Fee: $250.00 per student
Course Duration: 8 Hours of training (not including class breaks)
Course and attendance Policy: Students must earn a 70% or more in their final exam in order to successfully complete the training. Students are required to complete 100% of the course and actively participate in all learning activities. Make-up time is not permitted for this training course. Upon successful class completion, students will receive credit towards qualification and/or authorization outside of the Site Safety Training Card.