NYC SST: 1-Hour Electrocution Prevention

Learn the types of electrical hazards, how to recognize them, and how to prevent electrical injuries. Enroll now to earn credit for your SST card!

360training is an approved provider by the New York City Department of Buildings.

Provider ID Number: 4T02

Includes: Certificate of Completion, Language: English

Approval: #SST-B102

Credit Type: SST - General Elective Course (0.1 CEUs)

Credit: 1 Hour(s) | Language: English

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About this Course

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Electricity has long been recognized as a serious workplace hazard, and the construction industry is responsible for a large proportion of incidents every year. In 2015, 61% of all U.S. workplace electrocutions occurred in construction, accounting for 82 of 134 total deaths.

Each year on average, electrocution is responsible for 8-9% of all construction worker deaths. 

In this course, you'll discover the basic science of electricity and the ways in which it can cause harm. You'll learn how to recognize electrical hazards, including electrocution. We'll also discuss methods for protecting yourself from hazardous energy, like lock-out/tag-out (LOTO) protocols.

This course fulfills 1 hour of general elective credit toward earning or renewing your Site Safety Training (SST) card. 

Once you complete the lessons and pass the 5-question final exam with a score of at least 75%, you'll get a certificate of completion right away. You get 3 attempts to pass the final.

Note, THIS IS AN AWARENESS-LEVEL TRAINING ONLY and does not provide any other qualification or authorization outside of the Site Safety Training Card. 

This awareness orientation DOES NOT QUALIFY YOU TO WORK WITH ELECTRICITY.Your employer must provide proper training, controls, and equipment to safeguard from electrical hazards.

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Topics Covered

  • Electrical Hazards
  • Principles of Electricity
  • Electrical Hazard Control
  • Error Traps

Course Objectives

  • Recognize terms related to electrical hazards.
  • Demonstrate awareness of the characteristics of electricity and how it causes harm.
  • Recognize electrical hazards (including electrocution) and error traps.
  • Demonstrate awareness of administrative regulatory safety requirements associated with electricity.

Instructor Information

Instructor: John Rupp Jr.


Regulatory Information

Name:New York City Department of Buildings
Phone:212 393 2214
Address:Buildings University, 280 Broadway
City:New York

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