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SST 8-Hour Fall Prevention
The leading cause of death in the construction industry is from falls. As a result, construction workers must have fall protection when working at a height of six feet or more. In addition, employers must provide a Fall Protection training program to all construction workers who might be exposed to fall hazards. This course describes the standards, hazards, and hazard controls that can be used to protect the health and safety of construction workers. 
Access duration
90 days
Estimated completion time
8 hours
Target Audience

This course is designed for NYC construction workers who need to earn an SST card under Local Law 196 training requirements. This includes workers at any jobsite in the five boroughs with a Site Safety Plan.

NYC workers that the DOB requires to take this course may include:

          * Construction and demolition workers
          * Site Safety Managers
          * Site Safety Coordinators
          * Construction Superintendents
          * Competent Persons
          * Concrete Safety Managers
          * Journeypersons
          * Forepersons

Whether you are a new entrant to the field or currently working as an NYC construction worker or supervisor, the 8-Hour Fall Prevention course is a mandatory part of your Site Safety Training.

Subject Units
Duration: 8 Hours (excluding breaks/meals)
Credits Earned / Credentials Earned: 0.8 IACET CEUs, Fall Prevention Certificate of Completion, Wallet Card (Can be applied to Worker 40-Hour or Supervisor 62-Hour NYC SST Card)
Completion / CEU Requirements: Attend all training hours, pass assessment test with score of at least 70%
Required Paperwork: Please complete and send in the SST Application
Pre-requisites: No pre-requisites for taking the course.