10- Hour Site Safety Training

Description: Construction and demolition workers on jobsites with a Construction Superintendent, Site Safety Coordinator, or Site Safety Manager must have a total of 40 Hours of training to obtain a 40 Hour SST Worker Card.  Take this course to complete 10 of those 40 hours with the following prescribed courses:

- 8 Hour Fall Prevention
- 2 Hour Drug & Alcohol Awareness 

Learning Outcomes: Students will become generally familiar with

- Adverse effects of drug and alcohol in the workplace
- How to recognize problems associated with substance dependency.   
- Terms associated with falls in construction
- Recognize, avoid, and prevent fall hazards from causing harm
- Become aware of regulatory safety requirements associated with falls. 

Upon successful completion of the course, participants will receive two certificates (2 Hour Drug & Alcohol Awareness and 8 Hour Fall Prevention).  

Course Materials:
This course consists of several different components including a PowerPoint presentation, lecture, case studies, class discussions and hands on demonstrations. We will provide a student manual which will include all relevant written standards

  • Statistics of Fatal Falls with Cases and Examples
  • Competent Person Responsibilities
  • Types of Fall Hazards
  • Nature of Gravity
  • Components, Specifications and Regulatory Requirements of Fall Controls
  • Struck by and Fall to the same Level Controls
  • NYC DOB Chapter 33 Section 3315.1
  • Rescue Plans
  • Calculate Fall Distances
  • Fall Protection Checklists
  • Use of drugs and the effects of drugs and Alcohol in the Workplace
  • Drug & Alcohol Use in the Construction Industry & the Impact of Effect of Drug and Alcohol Use and Personally
  • Various Drugs and thier effects on the human body
  • Prevention and Control of Drugs and Alcohol in the Workplace

Students must speak and read in the language that the course is being given in.