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Site Safety Training (SST) General Elective Courses

Course Description: This course 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.

1-Hour Electrocution Prevention, 1-Hour Handling Heavy Materials, and Proper Lifting Techniques, and 1-Hour Protection from Sun Exposure.


Topics include:

  • Electrocution, shock, and cardio arrhythmias.

  • Arc flash and arc blast.

  • Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR).

  • Requirements to have first aid and the ability to administer such procedures.

  • Regulatory requirements for working with and handling lead.

  • Testing, abatement, and handling.

  • Control of hazardous energy: Lock-out/Tag-out.

  • Permit required confined space rescue.

Pre-requisites: There are no pre-requisites for this course.

Objectives: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:


  • Be generally familiar with terms and the phenomenon of electricity and how it causes harm.

  • Recognize electrical hazards and error traps associated with the potential for electricity to do harm.

  • Be aware of administrative regulatory safety requirements associated with electricity.

  • Be generally familiar with terms, equipment, and procedures associated with first aid and CPR.

  • Recognize when they or other workers are experiencing a medical emergency.

  • Be generally familiar with the health effects and avoid hazards of asbestos and lead in the workplace.

  • Recognize locations where asbestos and lead-containing materials may be found in the construction industry.

  • Be generally familiar with and recognize confined spaces and permit-required confined spaces.

  • Be aware of administrative regulatory safety requirements associated with confined spaces.


Course Materials:  Will be provided.

CEU’s: Not applicable

Course Duration: 4 hours of training (not including class breaks).

For additional information please contact us at 718-424-8853 or

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