This 8-Hour Fall Prevention course is a safety course designed for construction personnel in New York City. This course is required by NYC Local Law 196 and is a prerequisite for some construction and demolition workers, as well as supervisors in order to obtain a Site Safety Training (SST) card.
This course will cover important information on fall hazards in the construction industry as they pertain to New York City, including terms associated with fall hazards and controls. Participants will learn to recognize and avoid fall hazards and prevent fall-related incidents from occurring or causing harm, and learn of roles, responsibilities and accountabilities of various individuals on a construction site. Course curriculum also includes a review of regulatory safety requirements associated with falls and decision-making when working at heights.