NYC SST: 4-Hour Fall Prevention

Become familiar with fall hazards, prevention methods, and OSHA's fall protection requirements. Enroll now!

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-B305

Credit Type: SST - Prescribed Course (0.4 CEUs)

Credit: 4 Hour(s) | Language: English | 4.0 (1 Rating)

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The #1 cause of death in construction is a fall. In fact, one in three fatalities in the industry are fall-related.
In this course, you'll become familiar with the requirements of OSHA's Fall Protection in Construction standard and the reasons behind these rules. You'll gain a general understanding of fall hazards and prevention methods.

Once you complete the lessons and pass the 20-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. 

Employers MUST train workers in the control of fall hazards associated with their tasks and the proper use, limitations, and maintenance of fall-hazard controls. This includes how to use equipment such as personal fall arrest systems, retractable lifelines, vertical lifelines, scaffolds, and ladders.

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Topics Covered

  • Fall Prevention
  • Fall Protection Plan and Training
  • Types of Fall Protection-Passive Systems
  • Elements of Fall Protection Systems
  • Steel Structural Assembly Standards
  • Hole Covers
  • Rules for Stairways
  • Rules for Ladders
  • Construction of Scaffolds
  • Warning and Marking System
  • Other Areas that Require Fall Protection
  • Sidewalk Sheds
  • Personal Fall Arrest Systems (PFAS)

Course Objectives

  • Define terms associated with falls in construction.
  • Recognize, avoid, and prevent falls hazards.
  • Describe regulatory safety requirements associated with falls, including OSHA’s Subpart M.
  • Make informed decisions when working at heights. 
  • Illustrate statistics of fatal falls as the most common cause of death in construction. 

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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