- NYC DOB SST Requirement (Local law 196) Pre-Task Meeting course is a New York City Department of Buildings approved Site Safety Training (SST) Course. Supervisors will need to complete this course in order to receive their supervisor SST Card.
- CEUs: 0.2
- CEU Requirements: 100% attendance for the course.
- Completion of IACET Registration Form
- Active participation in all class exercises
- As applicable, achievement of minimum passing score on required end-of-course examination
- Participation and submittal of end-of-course evaluation form
- Individual applying for a Site Safety Training Card.
2-Hour Pre-Task Safety Meetings
The 2-Hour Pre-Task Safety Meetings (SST-303) course is a specialized training program designed to educate participants on the importance of conducting pre-task safety meetings in the construction industry. This course emphasizes the value of proactive communication and collaboration in addressing safety concerns and preventing accidents on construction sites.
During the course, participants will learn about the purpose and benefits of pre-task safety meetings, also known as toolbox talks or tailgate meetings. They will gain an understanding of how these meetings can serve as a platform for discussing job-specific hazards, reviewing safe work practices, and ensuring that workers are equipped with the necessary knowledge and information to perform their tasks safely.
The training will cover topics such as effective communication techniques, hazard identification, risk assessment, emergency procedures, and the implementation of control measures. Participants will learn how to structure and facilitate engaging pre-task safety meetings that encourage worker participation, promote safety awareness, and foster a culture of safety.
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
Duration: 2 hours
Course Code: SST-303
- Understanding the Purpose and Benefits: Participants will recognize the importance of conducting pre-task safety meetings as a proactive measure to address safety concerns, foster communication, and prevent accidents on construction sites.
- Effective Communication Techniques: Learners will gain knowledge of effective communication strategies to facilitate engaging and interactive pre-task safety meetings, ensuring clear understanding and participation from all workers involved.
- Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment: Participants will develop the skills to identify job-specific hazards, assess associated risks, and communicate these hazards to workers during pre-task safety meetings.
- Safe Work Practices and Control Measures: The course aims to educate participants on the implementation of safe work practices and control measures, providing them with the tools to effectively communicate these practices to workers to minimize risks and promote safety.
- Worker Participation and Engagement: Participants will understand the importance of worker participation and engagement in pre-task safety meetings, encouraging open dialogue, sharing of experiences, and collaborative problem-solving.
- Planning and Structure of Pre-Task Safety Meetings: Learners will gain knowledge of how to effectively plan and structure pre-task safety meetings, including selecting appropriate topics, establishing meeting agendas, and allocating sufficient time for discussion.
- Addressing Job-Specific Hazards: The course emphasizes the ability to tailor pre-task safety meetings to specific job hazards, ensuring that workers are well-informed about the risks associated with their tasks and the necessary precautions to take.
- Reinforcing Safety Culture: Participants will learn how pre-task safety meetings contribute to fostering a culture of safety, emphasizing the role of consistent communication, accountability, and continuous improvement in maintaining a safe work environment.