16 Hour Suspended Scaffold User and Refresher Course
Course Title: 16 Hour Suspended Scaffold User and Refresher Course
Course Length: 16 Hours: 8 hours of classroom instruction – 6 hours of hands-on training – 2 hours for final exam.
Prerequisites: None required; Students must demonstrate an ability to verbally communicate in primary language of the training.
Reference Materials: Skybridge developed course hand out
Course Description: As per Title 1 Rules of the City of New York - Chapter 9 Rigging Operations, this course is required by the New York City Department of Buildings (DOB) to use or work on suspended scaffolds in New York City. During this 16-hour course, students will be provided with an overview of OSHA and DOB policies, procedures, and suspended scaffold standards with a special emphasis on recognition and prevention of hazardous conditions. Some topics will include instructions on how to visually inspect suspended scaffold equipment, basic scaffold components, and methods of assembling/disassembling them. Students will also participate in hands-on exercises in which they will be responsible for presenting, building, and using various scaffolding and rigging applications. This training is geared for construction workers, safety inspectors, engineers and architects using/operating suspended scaffolds in New York City. Upon successful completion of the course, participants will receive 16 Hour Suspended Scaffold course completion picture ID card that will be valid for 4 years.
Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:
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 skills that are necessary to assemble Personal Fall Arrest Systems used on suspended scaffolds. 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.
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