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Site Safety Training (SST) Prescribed Courses

Course Description: Combined 8 Hour Fall Prevention and 2 Hour Drug and Alcohol course. This course, along with the 30-Hour OSHA card, is required for an individual applying for a New York City (NYC) “Worker” Site Safety Training card (SST).

Topics include:

  • New General Industry Walking-Working Surfaces and Fall Protection standard.

  • Background of Local Law 196.

  • Fall protection options.

  • Rope descent systems.

  • Ladder safety.

  • Training requirements.

  • Guardrails, netting, and hole covers.

  • Slips, trips, and falls.

  • Statistics.

  • Stigma and drugs.

  • Occupational statistics.

  • Signs and symptoms of abuse.

  • Physical symptoms.

  • Drug and alcohol effects in the workplace.

  • Prevention of drug and alcohol in the workplace.

  • Why do some people become addicted to drugs while others don't?

  • Drug and alcohol financial effects.

  • Behavioral signs.

  • Health effects.

  • Adverse synergistic use of drugs along with alcohol.

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

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

  • Be familiar with terms associated with falls in construction.

  • Recognize, avoid and prevent fall hazards.

  • Be aware of regulatory safety requirements associated with falls, including OSHA’s Subpart M.

  • Learn how to make informed decisions when working at heights.

  • Be familiar with the adverse effects of drugs and alcohol in the workplace.

  • List and identify the consequences of drug and alcohol use and abuse.

  • Recognize problems associated with substance dependency.

  • Recognize and understand issues of chemical dependence that may adversely affect the lives of others.

Course Materials:  Will be distributed during the course.

CEU’s: 1.0

Course Duration: 10 hours of training (not including class breaks).

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

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