- No prerequisites are required to take this course.
- Make-up time is not permitted for this training course
- Per Local Law 196, in order to continue to operate in the City of New York, some workers and supervisors are required to complete a minimum number of hours of approved site safety training. This NYC Department of Buildings-Approved curriculum is a prescribed (required) course that fulfills one of the requirements for an individual applying for a Site Safety Training (SST) Card.
- CEUs: 0.2
- CEU Requirements: 100% attendance for the course.
- Completion of IACET Registration Form
- As applicable, achievement of minimum passing score on required end-of-course examination
- Participation and submittal of end-of-course evaluation form
- Required 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.as well as those in safety-sensitive positions where impairment due to drug or alcohol use can pose significant risks to personal safety and the safety of others.
2-Hour Drug and Alcohol Awareness (SST-302)
The course is a focused training program designed to increase awareness and understanding of the impact of drug and alcohol use in the workplace, particularly in the construction industry. This course aims to educate participants about the risks associated with substance abuse, promote a drug-free work environment, and encourage responsible behavior.
During the course, participants will learn about the effects of drugs and alcohol on personal health, safety, and job performance. They will gain knowledge of common drugs and their classifications, signs of impairment, and potential consequences of substance abuse in the workplace.
The training will cover topics such as recognizing substance abuse warning signs, understanding the legal and safety implications of drug and alcohol use, and strategies for promoting a drug-free workplace. Participants will also learn about available resources for substance abuse prevention, treatment, and support.
Through a combination of informative presentations, discussions, case studies, and interactive activities, participants will gain a deeper understanding of the importance of maintaining a drug and alcohol-free work environment. They will also learn how to recognize and address substance abuse issues, provide support to colleagues, and contribute to a safer and more productive workplace.
The 2-Hour Drug and Alcohol Awareness (SST-302) course is suitable for all individuals working in the construction industry, including construction workers, supervisors, managers, and site safety personnel. It is particularly relevant for those in safety-sensitive positions where impairment due to drug or alcohol use can significantly impact personal safety and the safety of others.
DISCLAIMER: THIS IS AN AWARENESS-LEVEL TRAINING ONLY and does not provide any other qualification or authorization outside of the Site Safety Training Card.
Language: English, Spanish, Portuguese
Duration: 2 Hours
Course Code: SST-302
- Introduction to Substance Abuse: An overview of the prevalence and impact of drug and alcohol abuse in the workplace, with a specific focus on the construction industry.
- Effects of Substance Abuse: Understanding the physical, psychological, and behavioral effects of drugs and alcohol on individuals’ health, safety, and job performance.
- Commonly Abused Substances: Identification and classification of commonly abused substances, including illicit drugs, prescription medications, and alcohol.
- Signs and Symptoms of Substance Abuse: Recognizing the signs and symptoms of substance abuse in oneself and others, and understanding the potential impact on work performance and safety.
- Legal and Safety Implications: Exploring the legal and safety consequences of drug and alcohol use in the workplace, including violations of company policies, regulations, and potential legal liabilities.
- Drug and Alcohol Testing: An overview of drug and alcohol testing procedures, protocols, and the importance of compliance with testing requirements.
- Creating a Drug-Free Workplace: Strategies for promoting and maintaining a drug-free work environment, including the implementation of drug and alcohol policies, employee education programs, and employee assistance resources.
- Support and Intervention: Understanding the role of supervisors, managers, and colleagues in identifying and addressing substance abuse issues, and providing appropriate support and resources to individuals in need.
- Prevention and Education: Exploring prevention strategies, including education programs, awareness campaigns, and the importance of ongoing training to promote a culture of drug and alcohol awareness.
- Confidentiality and Privacy: Understanding the importance of maintaining confidentiality and privacy when addressing substance abuse issues in the workplace, while adhering to legal and ethical guidelines.