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SST 2-Hour Drug and Alcohol Awareness

According to the National Survey on Drug Use and Heath, the construction industry has the highest of workplace drug use. Substance abuse is a factor in 35 percent injuries and fatalities, 35 percent of all substances, 38 percent to 50 percent of all worker’s compensation claims, and 40 percent of thefts. Substance abuse is increasing those risks which affect overall job safety and work efficiency. Substance abuse includes, but not limited to the use of marijuana, heroin, ecstasy, methamphetamine, cocaine, opiates, amphetamine and high amounts of alcohol. The program’s goal is to address substance and alcohol abuse, particularly focuses on educating workers on safety and productivity hazards created by the abuse of alcohol and other drugs in the workplace.

Access duration
90 days
Estimated completion time
2 hours
Target Audience

The 2-Hour Drug and Alcohol Awareness course is designed for New York City construction workers seeking an SST Worker or Supervisor card.

NYC Construction workers who require this training may include:

  • Construction and demolition workers
  • Construction Superintendents
  • Site Safety Coordinators
  • Site Safety Managers
  • Competent Persons
  • Journeypersons and forepersons
  • Other workers at jobsites that require a Site Safety Plan
Subject Units

Duration: 2 Hours

Credits Earned / Credentials Earned: 0.2 IACET CEUs, Certificate of Completion (Can be applied to Worker 40-Hour or Supervisor 62-Hour NYC SST Card)

Pre-requisites: No pre-requisites for taking the course.

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