SST 4-Hour Fall Prevention

Learn the risks of falls, preventive measures, and OSHA's guidelines for fall protection. Register today! This course is provided through 360training, an approved provider by the New York City Department of Buildings. Provider ID Number: 4T02

  • New York City Site Safety Compliant –  Approval: #SST-B305
  • Created for individuals in the construction industry
  • State-of-the-art, dynamic course design
  • Engaging games and quizzes to motivate users 
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The leading cause of death in the construction industry is falls, accounting for one in three fatalities. This course reviews OSHA's Fall Protection in Construction standard, outlining the regulations and their rationale. Gain a complete understanding of fall hazards and preventive measures.

After successfully completing this course, you'll receive an immediate certificate of completion.  

NOTE: This training is an AWARENESS level course and doesn't provide additional qualifications or authorizations beyond the Site Safety Training Card.

Employers must provide training to workers on managing fall hazards related to their duties, covering the correct usage, limitations, and maintenance of controls for fall hazards. This training includes instruction on various equipment, including personal fall arrest systems, retractable lifelines, vertical lifelines, scaffolds, and ladders. 

Learning Outcomes

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)

What You’ll Learn

  • 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. 

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