4- Hour Mast Climber User & Operator

4 Hour Mast Climber User & Operator

Course Description:
This course allows mast climber users to recognize the most common hazards related to their work. Students will be able to identify their responsibilities as a user or operator, safety procedures, current regulations and hazard controls related to mast climbing. This course covers topics such as mast climber use and operation, hazards associated with such work, pre-use inspections, startup and shut down procedures, emergency descent procedures, fall protection, mast climber stability and balance, and storage of materials on a mast climber.

Learning Outcomes: 
Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  • Identify Mast Climber types, major parts and distinctive functions
  • Identify rules and regulations that were promulgated after serious accidents
  • Differentiate between the OSHA standards and Chapter 33 of Building Code of New York City
  • Recognize most common Mast Climber hazards based on statistical and historical data provided
  • Discuss and apply federal regulations and good work practice that apply to MastClimbers users and operators on construction sites in NYC
  • Students will examine the requirements for Mast Climber and apply all regulations to its design, installation, and inspection using information provided in the classroom
  • Students will discuss the requirements for accident and incident reporting and protocols

Upon completion, students will be eligible for 0.4 CEUs
Any individual who needs to use or work on a Mast Climber in New York City.

There are no prerequisites needed to attend this course. Students must be able to verbally communicate with their instructor in the primary language of the training.

NYC Training Requirements:
As per Mast Climber Rule (Chapter 3314-01) of 2011, to use, operate, or work on a Mast Climber in New York City, an individual must successfully complete 4 hours of User Training. This training is required every 4 years