This 1-Hour Ergonomics (SST-206) course meets training requirements for the New York City Department of Buildings. This course counts toward a Site Safety Training (SST) certificate, which is required by Local Law 196 to do work on certain construction sites. In this course, students will learn about important safety information on ergonomics as it relates to worksite safety.
With this course, students will learn how to identify and prevent ergonomic hazards on the worksite. Upon successful completion of this course and final exam, students will earn one hour of training toward their Site Safety certificate.
Topics to be Covered:
Introduction to Ergonomics; Introduction to Musculoskeletal Disorders; Risk Factors for Musculoskeletal Disorders; Jobsite Hazards; Identifying and Preventing Musculoskeletal Disorders; Workplace Practices and Controls