This Course equals 1.4 CEUsPrerequisites:
There are no prerequisites needed to attend this course. Students must be able to verbally communicate with instructor in primary language of the training.Audience:
This training is geared for construction workers performing work from suspended scaffolds in NYC. These training needs would apply particularly to new employees with no experience and workers that never attended scaffold safety training. This training is also beneficial for supervisors, project managers, or individuals licensed as Site Safety Managers (SSM), Site Safety Coordinators (SSC) and Superintendents. Course Description
As per 3318.104.22.168 of the 2014 NYC Construction Codes, this 32-Hour Suspended Scaffold Supervisor course is required by the New York City Department of Buildings (DOB) to supervise suspended scaffold projects on construction sites in New York City. Training will include instruction on how to visually inspect suspended scaffold equipment, identify basic scaffold components, and execute safe assembly and disassembly of the equipment. Students are required to participate in all class exercises, which shall include use of various types of suspended scaffolding and rigging operations.
Upon successful completion of the course, participants will receive a 16 HR User Suspended Scaffold course completion picture ID that will be valid for 4 years.Learning Outcome
Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:
Methods of Instruction:
- Identify suspended scaffold systems and their essential components.
- Identify the common suspended scaffold hazards.
- Explain how to prevent exposure to suspended scaffold hazards
- Identify New York City Department of Buildings and OSHA regulations that pertain to scaffold design and use
- Demonstrate ability to properly inspect and attach personal fall arrest system used by suspended scaffold workers
- Apply various knots and hitches to hoisting and fall protection scenarios
- Assemble block and tackle for a fiber rope light duty scaffold
- Construct the wire rope termination for hoisting rope on suspended scaffolds.
This course consists of several different components which include power point presentations, lecture, real life case studies, class discussion and hands on demonstration.
Students are required to complete 100% of the course and actively participate in all learning activities including hands-on demonstrations and score 70% or higher on the course final exam to receive course completion materials. Students who do not pass the written or practical exam will have one opportunity to retake the entire 16 hour course and retake the exam at reduced fee of $150. Students who do not pass the exam are not eligible for a refund.
Hands-on assessment will be made by instructor to determine if each student is capable of applying rope knots, terminating wire rope, building a block and tackle system, and operating scaffold hoist motor.
Make-up time is not permitted for this training course. Should students miss any portion of the training, it is the student’s responsibility to contact TSCTA to arrange to attend another scheduled event.