2-Hour Drug and Alcohol Awareness Training
DOB Course Code
- $65.00 per person
- $58.50 per person for groups of 10+ (10% discount)
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 for a Site Safety Training (SST) Card.
Required curriculum for any worker or supervisor employed in NYC within the Five Boroughs on projects requiring a Construction Super, Site Safety Manager, Site Safety Coordinator, Concrete Safety Manager, or Competent Person. Also, applicable to individuals seeking a more comprehensive understanding of their specific responsibilities for initiating and carrying out drug-free workplace policies and procedures in the workplace or on a job site.
According to the National Survey on Drug Use and Health, the construction industry has the highest rates of workplace drug use. Substance abuse is a factor in 35 percent of workplace injuries and fatalities, 35 percent of all absences, 38 percent to 50 percent of all workers’ compensation claims and, 40 percent of thefts. Substance abuse is increasing those risks, which affect overall job safety and work efficiency. Substance abuse includes, but is not limited to the use of marijuana, heroin, ecstasy, methamphetamine, cocaine, opiates, amphetamine and high amounts of alcohol. The program’s goal is to address substance and alcohol abuse and particularly focuses on educating workers on safety and productivity hazards created by the abuse of alcohol and other drugs in the workplace.
This training may be delivered as a stand-alone seminar or offered through an integrated approach with other industry appropriate subject matter.
Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Describe the adverse effects of drug and alcohol in the workplace
- Recognize problems associated with substance dependency
- Avoid working while under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol and be less susceptible and better at recognizing, avoiding, and preventing (RAP) adverse consequences of drug and/or alcohol abuse.
- Recognize and understand issues of chemical dependence that may adversely affect the lives of others who they know and love.
100% attendance in the course and active participation in all learning activities including a required multiple-choice quiz to be eligible 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.