HSMA - NYC DOB SST 1 Hour Ergonomics (Online)

Ergonomics Training Courses Online DOB Requirement, Local law 196

The 1 Hour Online Ergonomics training class falls under “Site Safety Training (SST) Specialized Elective Courses” and will be accepted for use towards acquiring a SST Card. This online class is in compliance with the New York City Department of Buildings regulations for proctored online training.


1 Hour Ergonomics Training Online (SST Specialized Elective)

Becoming trained in ergonomics training courses online 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. Best online ergonomic training 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.


For a list of all SST courses please visit the DOB’s website here.


CEUs (Continuing Education Units)



CEU Requirements

  1. 100% attendance for the ergonomic certification training online program
  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)


Learning Outcomes

  1. Explain what is meant by ergonomics
  2. Understand effective workplace practices and programs
  3. Understand different ergonomic risk factors
  4. Learn how to reduce risk factors


What You Need:

  • Webcam and microphone for face and voice recognition

Course Content

Learning Objectives 1
Learning Objectives 2
Learning Objectives 3
Importance of Ergonomics
Experience Q & A
Non-fatal Occupational Injuries
Statistical Data on MSDs Part 1
Statistical Data on MSDs Part 2
Statistical Data on MSDs Part 3
Ergonomics and MSDs Part 1
Ergonomics and MSDs Part 2
General Duty Clause
Drug Use after Injury
Muscle Metabolism Part 1
Muscle Metabolism Part 2
Muscle Metabolism Part 3
Ergonomics Video 1
Engineering Controls
Workstation Design
Design for Work Methods
Tool and Handle Design
Selecting your Tools Part 1
Selecting your Tools Part 2
Selecting your Tools Part 3
Selecting your Tools Part 4
Buddy System
Know your Limits
Safe Material Handling Part 1
Safe Material Handling Part 2
NIOSH Lifting Equation Part 1
NIOSH Lifting Equation Part 2
NIOSH Lifting Equation Part 3
NIOSH Lifting Equation Part 4
How to Use the NIOSH Lifting Equation
Variable Lifting Index
NIOSH Lifting Equation Part 5
NIOSH Lifting Equation Calculator
Proper Lifting Techniques Part 1
Proper Lifting Techniques Part 2
Utilizing Lifting Equipment
Vibration Avoidance and Use of Hand Tools Part 1
Vibration Avoidance and Use of Hand Tools Part 2
Warm-up Prior to Strenous Activity Part 1
Warm-up Prior to Strenous Activity Part 2
Warm-up Prior to Strenous Activity Part 3
Risk Factors
Risk Factor: Overexertion
Prevent Overexertion
Risk Factor: Extended Time in Contorted Positions
Risk Factor: Lack of Conditioning
Risk Factor: Awkward Postures
Risk Factor: Repetitive Motions
Risk Factor: Excessive Force on Joints
Risk Factor: Static Posture
Risk Factor: Vibrations
Risk Factor: Poorly Designed Tools
Risk Factor: Extreme Temperatures
Risk Factor: Poor Work Organization
Interventions to Reduce Risk Part 1
Interventions to Reduce Risk Part 2
Interventions to Reduce Risk
Intervention: Process Management
Intervention: Know your Limits
Intervention: Fitness for Duty
Intervention: Buddy System
Intervention: Vibration Controls
Intervention: Shoulder and Knee Pads
Intervention: Frequent Breaks
Intervention: Stretching and Flex Prevention Part 1
Intervention: Stretching and Flex Prevention Part 2
Intervention: Powered Tools
Risk Factor: Work at Waist Level
Written Test

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