SST 1-Hour Ergonomics

Learn about ergonomic hazards on the worksite to prevent musculoskeletal injuries.  Enroll today and earn credit for your SST card!

Provider ID Number: 4T02

This is a 360training course. 360training is an approved provider by the New York City Department of Buildings.


About This Course

   IACET Accredited Providers, Inc. is accredited by the International Accreditors for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) and offers IACET CEUs for its learning events that comply with the ANSI/IACET Continuing Education and Training Standard.  IACET is recognized internationally as a standard development organization and accrediting body that promotes quality of continuing education and training.Our IACET Accreditation.

The construction industry requires that employees are capable of managing intense physical demands. Handling heavy loads and repetitive tasks, which can place employees at risk of serious injury, are all too familiar to this workforce.

Work-related musculoskeletal injuries can be caused by both strenuous and seemingly simple physical activities. Muscle strains, sprains and other injuries can be the result of very common actions like lifting, stooping, kneeling, twisting, gripping, stretching, reaching overhead, or manueuvering in awkward positions. More serious debilitating injuries can occur as well like back problems, carpal tunnel syndrome, tendinitis, rotator cuff tears, sprains, and strains.

This course will:

  • Provide an understanding ergonomics
  • Teach you to identify potential musculoskeletal hazards on the job site
  • Uncover ways to prevent potential musculoskeletal injuries
  • Outline ways to increase productivity and reduce risks

This course fulfills 1 hour of general elective credit toward earning or renewing your Site Safety Training (SST) card.

After completing the lessons and passing the 10-question final exam with a score of at least 75%, you'll receive a certificate of completion. You get three attempts to pass the final exam.

PLEASE NOTE: This is an awareness-level orientation ONLY. Your employers must provide you with specific training on:

  • Lifting
  • Using equipment that can cause musculoskeletal disorders
  • Any daily work activity with associated musculoskeletal hazards

Course Facts

What You Get
Certificate of completion

Course Format
100% online

Course Access
Courses Available 24/7

Course Structure
At your own pace, save progress as you go

Customer support available 7 days a week

Course Updates
Content is updated and current

Topics Covered

  • Why is ergonomics important?
  • Ergonomics and Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSDs)
  • Are you increasing your risk?
  • Effective Work Practices and Controls

Course Objectives

  • Define ergonomics
  • Define and explain the term musculoskeletal disorder (MSD)
  • Identify the risk factors for musculoskeletal disorders
  • Recognize ergonomic hazards and how to avoid becoming injured
  • Identify solutions to prevent or minimize musculoskeletal disorders



When Does My Course Expire?

Your course will expire one (1) year after you purchase it (the date you submit payment), unless the course itself indicates otherwise.

For more information about course expiration dates, please read Terms of Use.

How Quickly Will I Get My Certificate of Completion?

Once you finish your course and pass any required exams, you can print your certificate of completion right away.

What Can I Do If I Lose My Certificate?

If you lose your certificate of completion and need a new one, you can contact customer service at (877) 881-2235 or [email protected].

What If I Need a Refund for My Training Course?

If for some reason you are not happy and would like a refund, send us a request within 72 hours of purchase. Here are the eligibility requirements you must meet:

  • Your purchase was made no more than 72 hours prior to your refund request.
  • You have NOT
    • Attempted any portion of a test or exam.
    • Requested or been issued a certificate of completion.
    • Completed 50% or more of the purchased course.

If you meet all of these criteria, submit your refund request in writing via email to [email protected] with a proof-of-purchase receipt and an explanation for why you are requesting a refund.

You can find more information about our refund policy here.

Instructor Information

Instructor: John Rupp Jr.

Email: [email protected]

SST 1-Hour Ergonomics


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