18 and older
This Course equals 3.0 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:
The course is aimed at experienced workers who will erect, dismantle modify or repair supported scaffolds over 40 feet, safety managers, construction superintendents and individuals who just want to learn more about supported scaffold safety. Course Description
As per NYC Local Law 52 of 2005, this course is required for workers installing, removing or modifying supported scaffolds over 40 feet on Construction Sites in New York City. Instructors will demonstrate safe methods of installation, removal and modification of different types of supported scaffolds using OSHA regulations, DOB standards and good work practice as a guide. Some topics covered during the course will include major scaffold components, importance of proper pre-planning, worker training, and how to read scaffold design drawings. Throughout the course, students will also participate in hands on exercises in which they will build and dismantle supported scaffolds, apply various knots on the rope and demonstrate ability to apply basic rigging techniques.
Upon successful completion of the course, participants will receive a 32 Hour Supported Scaffold Installer/Remover course completion picture ID card that will be valid for 4 years.
Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Recognize supported scaffold related terminology and definitions.
- Identify causes of scaffolding accidents and prevention methods.
- Discuss differences between New York City Building Code and OSHA scaffolding regulations.
- Illustrate hazards related to installation/removing and use of supported scaffolds and how to control them.
- Develop a basic knowledge of how to safely use supported scaffold equipment in the classroom environment
- Inspect supported scaffold components using methods learned
Students are required to complete 100% of the course and actively participate in all learning activities including hands-on exercises and the final course exam. Students must pass the hands-on and written assessment with a score of 70% or higher
Students who do not pass the written or practical exam will have one opportunity to retake the entire 32-hour course and retake the exam at reduced fee of $200. Students must contact TSCTA to schedule and pay for the retake class within 6 months following the original class date.
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.