Construction Safety Courses

8- Suspended Scaffold Refresher

Supervisor 

 

Course Length: 8 hours (not including classroom breaks)

Cost: $200

CEU: 0.8

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8 Hour Suspended Scaffold Supervisor Refresher


NYC Requirement: To continue to supervise & use suspended scaffolds in New York City, the designated
suspended scaffold supervisor must successfully complete this 8 Hour Suspended Scaffold Supervisor Refresher Course four years following completion of the 32-Hour Suspended Scaffold Supervisor Course & every four years thereafter.

Prerequisites: Students must provide proof of their Suspended Scaffold Supervisor initial certification prior to taking
this course. In addition to completing this training course, individuals who supervise the installation or use of
a suspended scaffold must be designated as a Foreman on behalf of the licensed rigger or sign hanger.


Learning Outcomes:
Students 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 how to identify and respond to
emergency situations. Upon successful completion of the course.
Topics:

  • Introduction to Suspended Scaffolds
  • Suspended Scaffold Accidents
  • OHSA 1926 Overview
  • NYC Construction Codes Overview
  • General Principles Of fall protection
  • Personal Protective Equipment & Fall Arrest Systems
  • Suspended Scaffold Use
  • Hoist Platform & Rigging Equipment Practices
  • Maximum Intended Loads & Capacity Reducing Factors
  • Rope, Fall, Knot & Hitch Configuration & Connections
  • Suspended Scaffold Inspections Equipment & Rigging Hardware
  • Safety Checklist: Pre-Start, Scaffold Operations & Shut Down

Course Materials: This course consists of several different components including a PowerPoint
presentation, lecture, case studies, class discussions and hands on demonstrations. We will provide a student manual which will include all relevant written standards.
 

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