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10-Hour Worker SST Bundle
November 21 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
One event on November 22, 2020 at 9:00 am
Local Law 196 of 2017 requires that construction and demolition workers on job sites with a Construction Superintendent, Site Safety Coordinator, or Site Safety Manager must have a total of 40 hours of training.
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 and particularly focuses on educating workers on safety and productivity hazards created by the abuse of alcohol and other drugs in the workplace.
This 8-hour course is intended to educate workers on how to avoid accidents and injuries while working on roofs, leading edges, ladders or scaffolds by defining the regulations and safety rules associated with fall hazards on construction sites. Participants will gain the knowledge and skills necessary to identify and avoid hazards associated with elevated work locations.The training will also cover topics such as guardrail system installation, use of safety nets, donning and doffing of personal fall arrest systems, ladders and scaffold safety, and falling object protection requirements under OSHA and DOB regulations.