NYC SST 1-HOUR ERGONOMICS
1 Hour Ergonomics Training is an important part of workplace safety. Effective training will cover various areas including principles of ergonomics and their applications, proper use of equipment and tools, and good work practices including proper lifting techniques. Experience in ergonomics will help you and your company reduce incident rates and maximize employee productivity, making participating in this training a benefit for both the employer and employee. THIS IS AN AWARENESS LEVEL TRAINING ONLY and does not provide any other qualification or authorization outside of the Site Safety Training Card.
For a list of all SST courses please visit the DOB’s website here.
Audience: Curriculum for any Worker or Supervisor employed in NYC within the Five Boroughs on projects requiring a Construction Super, Site Safety Manager, Site Safety Coordinator, Concrete Safety Manager, or Competent Person.
DOB Course Code: SST-206
This course does not provide an SST card. It does count toward the required 32 hours of training necessary to earn an SST card for Construction Super, Site Safety Manager, Site Safety Coordinator, Concrete Safety Manager, or Competent Persons.
NYC DOB REQUIREMENT:
Local Law 196 of 2017 requires certain workers and supervisors to receive safety training at construction sites that are required to designate a Construction Superintendent, Site Safety Coordinator or Site Safety Manager. By September 1, 2020, workers will need a total of 40 hours of training to qualify for a Site Safety Training (SST) card. Supervisors must have a total of 62 hours of training by December 1, 2019, and to have obtained the Supervisor SST card. Ergonomics training falls under “Site Safety Training (SST) Specialized Elective Courses.” Supervisors may complete and apply this course toward the 32 hours of required training to obtain a supervisor SST Card.
CEUs (CONTINUING EDUCATION UNITS)
100% attendance for ergonomics course: 1 hour of instruction time
Completion of Continuing Education and Training Registration Form
Active participation in all class exercises (determined by course instructor)
Completion of required pre-and post-quiz assessment
As applicable, achievement of minimum passing score on required end-of-course examination
Participation and submittal of end-of-course evaluation form (must provide name on form to receive credit)
Make up time is not allowed. Students who miss time from any individual session must reschedule and attend the full training course.
PREREQUISITE: This course package is appropriate for individuals who meet the qualifications of a Supervisor under Local Law 196. For more information on Local Law 196, click here. Participants need to be able to communicate with the instructor in the language the course is held in.
Upon completion of this course, students should be able to:
Explain what is meant by ergonomics
Understand effective workplace practices and programs
Understand different ergonomic risk factors
Learn how to reduce risk factors
Ergonomic training certification
A plethora of methods will be used, such as auditory, visual and kinesthetic methods to ensure learning. This includes the program’s PowerPoint, related lectures, testing/quizzing, hands-on activities, and classroom discussions.
Location: 535 Broadhollow Road, STE B9, Melville, NY 11747