8- Hour Site Safety Worker Refresher Training

Description: To renew your 40 Hour SST Worker Card, individuals can take this class to complete all credits required by the Department of Buildings.  Please be aware that this course is only valid to renew BEFORE the original SST Card expires.  This course is a bundle that includes the following courses:
  • 4 Hour Supported Scaffold User & Refresher
  • 4 Hour Fall Prevention

Learning Outcomes: Students will learn how to calculate fall distances for various types of fall arrest devices and decide on proper anchorage points.  Students will also be educated on supported scaffolding safety, use, erection and dismantling, and emergency preparedness.  Upon successful completion of the course, participants will receive course completion certificates for both 4 Hour Supported Scaffold User & Refresher, and 4 Hour Fall Prevention.  These two certificates will then be used to upgrade the student's old SST card.  

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.

  • Introduction to Supported Scaffolds
  • Supported Scaffold Accidents
  • OHSA 1926 Overview
  • NYC Construction Codes Overview
  • General Principles Of fall protection
  • Personal Protective Equipment & Fall Arrest Systems
  • Supported Scaffold Use
  • Supported Scaffold Inspections: Equipment & Hardware
  • Emergency & Preparedness Procedures
  • NYC Buildings Unsafe Condition (311) Notification Procedure
  • NYC DOI/Buildings Integrity Training Contact Information Sheet
  • Review of all Training and Topics
  • Fatal Falls / Fall Hazards / Fall Controls
  • Competent Person Responsibilities
  • Gravity
  • Struck By, Crushed By

Students must speak and read in the language the course is instructed in.