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1-Hour Electrocution Prevention

Electrocution hazards remain a significant risk in the construction industry, often leading to serious injuries or fatalities. Common sources of electrical hazards include exposed wires, faulty equipment, wet conditions, and inadequate grounding. In New York City, Local Law 196 of 2017 (LL196) emphasizes the importance of safety training for construction workers and supervisors, particularly in managing electrical risks.

NYC SST - Specialized Elective: 1-Hour Electrocution Prevention is a comprehensive online course tailored for construction workers and supervisors aiming to obtain their Site Safety Training Card (SST). This course provides essential knowledge on the dangers of electricity on construction sites, covering topics such as the principles of electricity, common electrical hazards, risk assessment, OSHA regulations, safe work practices, emergency response, and the use of personal protective equipment.

Who should take this course?
This DOB-approved SST course is designed for New York City construction workers seeking an SST Supervisor card under Local Law 196.

Workers who require this training may include:
  • Competent Persons
  • Construction Superintendents
  • Site Safety Coordinators
  • Site Safety Managers

1-Hour Electrocution Prevention

The Electrocution Prevention Training course is an essential educational program aimed at mitigating the significant risks associated with electricity in construction environments. This course supports New York City's stringent safety and health standards, especially critical in construction activities where electrical hazards are common.

Participants in this course will learn about the identification and management of electrical risks in the construction industry. The training provides an in-depth look at the nature of electrical hazards and the necessary preventive measures. It covers the legal aspects and OSHA standards related to electrical safety, with a focus on practical strategies for preventing electrical accidents.

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Michael Philips has been in the Construction field for 30 years. He has a Bachelors and Masters Degree and has been teaching for over 20 years in San Francisco.
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