8-Hour Fall Prevention – Construction Site Safety Training (SST) Course
This is a required course that 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.
DOB Course Code
- $245.00 per person.
- $220.50 per person for groups 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.
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.
Falls are among the most common causes of serious work-related injuries and deaths. According to the New York City Department of Buildings (DOB), in 2016 there were 305 serious construction accidents involving worker falls, 10 of them were fatal. This 8-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. Participants will gain the knowledge and skills necessary to identify and avoid hazards associated with elevated work locations. The training will also cover topics such as guardrail system installation, use of safety nets, donning and doffing of personal fall arrest, ladders and scaffold safety, and falling object protection under OSHA and DOB regulations. THIS IS AN AWARENESS-LEVEL TRAINING ONLY and does not provide any other qualification or authorization outside of the Site Safety Training Card.
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
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 TSCTA’s full attendance and make-up time policies please refer to www.tscta.com or the Student Policy and Information Form.