NYC DOB SST
1-HOUR PROTECTION FROM SUN EXPOSURE

COURSE DESCRIPTION

This program’s goal is to raise awareness of health risks related to sun exposure, provide diagnostic tools to identify sun exposure symptoms and offer general guidance for minimizing the impact of sun exposure on workers and job sites. 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 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-108

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:

1-HOUR PROTECTION FROM SUN EXPOSURE

The 1 Hour Protection From Sun Exposure class falls under “Site Safety Training (SST) General Electives” and will be accepted for use towards acquiring SST Supervisor Card. This DOB-approved SST General Elective course is designed for New York City construction workers seeking an SST Worker or Supervisor card under Local Law 196.

CEUs (CONTINUING EDUCATION UNITS)

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CEU REQUIREMENTS

  1. 100% attendance for protection from sun exposure course: 1 hour of instruction time

  2. Completion of Continuing Education and Training Registration Form

  3. Active participation in all class exercises (determined by course instructor)

  4. Completion of required pre-and post-quiz assessment

  5. As applicable, achievement of minimum passing score on required end-of-course examination

  6. Participation and submittal of end-of-course evaluation form (must provide name on form to receive credit)

  7. Make up time is not allowed. Students who miss time from any individual session must reschedule and attend the full training course.

PREREQUISITE: Participants need to be able to communicate with the instructor in the language the course is held in. 

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LEARNING OUTCOMES

Upon completion of this course, students should be able to:

  1. Describe risk factors, symptoms, and treatment best practices for the most common sun- and heat-related health disorders

  2. Identify situations that create additional risks for sun/heat exposure

  3. Apply controls to prevent or minimize sun- and heat-related health risks on job sites

  4. Apply ACGIH’s screening criteria for TLV and Action Limit for Heat Stress

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INSTRUCTIONAL METHODS

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.

1-HOUR PROTECTION FROM SUN EXPOSURE

Price: $39.00

Location: 535 Broadhollow Road, STE B9, Melville, NY 11747

Language: English

Call us to set up a class in Spanish

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