Groups of 10+
per person (10% discount)
This 4-hour course is intended to educate workers on how to avoid accidents and injuries while working on roofs, leading edges, ladders, or scaffolds by defining the regulations and safety rules associated with fall hazards on construction sites.
This course is an elective course that can help fulfill the requirement for an individual renewing 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.
Course Hours4 Hours
Course Sessions1 Sessions
Course LanguagesEnglish, Spanish
Onsite TrainingRequest Onsite Training
Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Explain terms associated with falls in construction
- Recognize, avoid and prevent falls hazards to minimize harm
- Outline regulatory safety requirements associated with falls, including OSHA’s Subpart M
- Learn how to make informed decisions when working at heights
- Calculate fall distances for various types of fall arrest devices
- Identify proper anchorage points
None required; students need to be able to verbally communicate with an instructor in the primary language of the training.
Per Local Law 196, in order to continue to operate in the City of New York, some workers and supervisors are required to complete a minimum number of hours of approved site safety training. This NYC Department of Buildings-Approved curriculum is a prescribed (required) course that fulfills one of the requirements for an individual applying to renew a Site Safety Training (SST) Card.
Any personnel that may be exposed to heights or work around fall hazards on construction sites. This curriculum is also a prescribed (required) course that can help fulfill the requirement for an individual applying for a Site Safety Training Card.
100% attendance in the course and active participation in all learning activities including review quiz is required to receive a course completion card.
Make-up time is not permitted for this training course. Students who miss time from any individual session must reschedule and attend the full training course.
For Gallagher Bassett’s full attendance and make-up time policies please refer to our Classroom Policies page.