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:
This course is geared towards experienced workers interested in suspended scaffold project supervision with at least one year of practical experience in hoisting and rigging. This training is also beneficial for as well as safety managers, superintendents, and individuals planning to apply for New York City Master or Special Rigger’s license. Course Description
As per 3322.214.171.124 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. During this course, participants will develop the core management skills required to be an effective supervisor of suspended scaffolding operations. Students will identify ways to read scaffold design drawings, how to verify the fitness of the rigging crew, properly train workers on related hazards, and also how to identify and respond to emergency situations.
Upon successful completion of the course, participants will receive a 32 Hour Suspended Scaffold Supervisor course completion picture ID card that will be valid for 4 years.
Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:
Methods of Instruction:
- Identify suspended scaffold systems and their essential components.
- Discuss common suspended scaffold hazards based on statistical and historical data provided.
- Outline differences between OSHA and NYC DOB scaffold regulations and their sources.
- Demonstrate practical skills necessary to properly install and maintain fall protection systems used on suspended scaffolds.
- Create a suspended scaffold inspection checklist using provided requirements.
- Apply various applications & connection techniques using ropes, knots & hitches.
- Assemble the 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. Completion Requirements
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 32 hour course and retake the exam at reduced fee of $200. 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.