New York City SST-305 4-Hour Fall Prevention For Construction

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New York City SST-305 4-Hour Fall Prevention For Construction Course

New York City SST-305 4-Hour Fall Prevention For Construction

  • Level: Intermediate
  • Duration: 4 Hours
  • Location: Online or In-Person

Overview & Objectives

Falls are one of the leading causes of serious injuries and deaths in the construction industry. Because of the prevalence of these accidents, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the New York City Department of Buildings (NYC DOB) both publish safety standards to help protect construction workers. NYC SST-305 4-Hour Fall Prevention for Construction provides a thorough overview of essential fall hazards and prevention, plus voice-authenticated proctoring (VA) to meet NYC LL196 participant identification standards. NYC DOB Provider ID Number: 4T75

This NYC SST 4-Hour Fall Prevention for Construction course addresses common fall hazards on construction sites to keep workers safe. Course topics include:

  • Fall protection terminology definitions
  • OSHA fall protection regulations and standards
  • S. and NYC fall statistics
  • Hierarchy of controls
  • The role of the Competent Person in fall protection
  • Slips, trips, and falls
  • Fall hazard recognition
  • Platforms and devices
  • Excavation, trench, and truck fall hazards
  • Fall hazard rescue methods
  • Personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • Anchorage, positioning device systems, and safety monitoring systems
  • Rope grab
  • Controlled Access Zone (CAZ)
  • Walking-working surfaces and work areas
  • How to evaluate and mitigate fall hazards
  • Creating a safety culture of caring

Who Is This Course For?

Our NYC SST 4-Hour Fall Prevention for Construction course is based on the New York City Local Law 196 of 2017 course requirements for four hours of fall prevention training and is intended for individuals applying for a Site Safety Training (SST) Card. These individuals may include:

  • Construction and demolition workers
  • Construction superintendents (CS)
  • Site safety coordinators (SSC)
  • Site safety managers (SSM)
  • Concrete safety managers (CSM)
  • Competent Persons
  • Journey persons
  • Forepersons
  • Employees of DOB Licensees or Registrants

Features & Benefits

Our online NYC SST-305 4-Hour Fall Prevention for Construction course prepares participants to recognize, avoid, and prevent fall hazards on construction job sites. Additionally, you will learn more about the safe use of essential equipment, personal protective equipment, and maintaining a strong safety culture that minimizes avoidable accidents.

Successful completion of this course requires a minimum score of 70% at all knowledge checkpoints, completion of all course materials, and filling out the course evaluation form. Those who satisfactorily complete the course will receive:

  • A certificate of completion
  • Four hours of DOB-approved training that applies to approved LL196 requirements for SST, including voice-authenticated proctoring
  • 4 Continuing Education Unit from an accredited IACET provider