SST 1-Hour Handling Heavy Materials and Proper Lifting Techniques

This course teaches how to lift and handle heavy materials to prevent common injuries. Enroll now to earn credit for your SST card!

Provider ID Number: 4T02

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

Includes: Certificate of Completion

Approval: #SST-B105

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

Credit: 1 Hour(s) | Language: English

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The most common cause of musculoskeletal injury in a workplace occurs when lifting heavy items. Workers in the construction industry, more than all other industries combined, report the highest incidence of back pain. Back injuries are a leading cause of disability among middle-aged workers.

The leading cause of most back injuries including pulled muscles, back sprains, elbow injuries, hernias, and shoulder injuries is handling and lifting heavy objects and materials. Learning proper lifting techniques will improve your safety and help prevent workplace injury.

This course covers the causes of lift-related injuries, identified the factors that increase their injury risk, and teaches how to recognize hazardous overexertion. This course also explains the effective control measures needed to reduce your risk by presenting the "Power Zone" strategy.

This course fulfills a one-hour general elective credit. This credit is used toward earning or renewing your Site Safety Training (SST) card.

After completing the lessons and passing the 10-question final exam with a score of at least 75%, you'll receive a certificate of completion right away. You have three 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.

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Topics Covered

  • Why is proper lifting important?
  • Factors that Increase Your Risk
  • Effective Controls that Reduce the Risk
  • More about Motorized Vehicles

Course Objectives

  • Identify causes of shoulder and back injuries.
  • Recognize the effects of overexertion that can lead to musculoskeletal injuries.
  • Explain the "Power Zone" strategy of moving and lifting heavy materials.
  • List the controls employers can use to protect workers from musculoskeletal injuries.

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When Does My Course Expire?

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How Quickly Will I Get My Certificate of Completion?

Once you finish your course and pass any required exams, you can print your certificate of completion right away.

What Can I Do If I Lose My Certificate?

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  • Your purchase was made no more than 72 hours prior to your refund request.
  • You have NOT
    • Attempted any portion of a test or exam.
    • Requested or been issued a certificate of completion.
    • Completed 50% or more of the purchased course.

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Instructor Information

Instructor: John Rupp Jr.

Email: Instructor.SST@360training.com

Regulatory Information

Name:New York City Department of Buildings
Phone:212 393 2214
Website URL:www1.nyc.gov/site/buildings/safety/site-safety-training.page
Address:Buildings University, 280 Broadway
City:New York
State:NY
Zip:10007

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