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8-Hour Suspended Scaffold Refresher

Training Fee

$250.00

To continue to be designated by a Special Rigger to supervise suspended scaffold use in New York City (NYC), an individual must successfully complete this 8-Hour Suspended Scaffold refresher training course every four (4)-years after completing the 32-Hour Suspended Scaffold Supervisor Course.


Session 1
Date: Tuesday, May 21, 2024
Time: 04:00pm-08:00pm
Location: 49 West 38th Street, 10th FL NY NY 10018 (SPANISH CLASS)

Session 2
Date: Wednesday, May 22, 2024
Time: 04:00pm-08:00pm
Location: 49 West 38th Street, 10th FL NY NY 10018 (SPANISH CLASS)


Session 1
Date: Tuesday, June 04, 2024
Time: 04:00pm-08:00pm
Location: 49 West 38th Street, 10th Floor New York NY

Session 2
Date: Wednesday, June 05, 2024
Time: 04:00pm-08:00pm
Location: Hybrid Training – Remote Zoom


Session 1
Date: Sunday, June 30, 2024
Time: 08:00am-04:00pm
Location: Remote class – ZOOM


Session 1
Date: Tuesday, August 20, 2024
Time: 04:00pm-08:00pm
Location: 49 West 38th Street, 10th Floor New York NY

Session 2
Date: Wednesday, August 21, 2024
Time: 04:00pm-08:00pm
Location: Hybrid Training – Remote Zoom


 

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Course Description: To continue to be designated by a Special Rigger to supervise suspended scaffold use in New York City (NYC), an individual must successfully complete this 8-Hour Suspended Scaffold refresher training course every four (4)-years after completing the 32-Hour Suspended Scaffold supervisor Course.

Topics:

 

  • Basic rigging and hoisting principles.
  • Safety instruction, hazards, use of tools from heights.
  • OSHA, NYC Department of Buildings (DOB) Rules and Regulations, Building Code.
  • Hands-on training with fall protection, knot tying, wire rope termination, self- rescue, connections, block and tackle, etc.
  • PPE.
  • Suspended scaffold erection, dismantling and use.
  • Inspection, record keeping and logbooks.
  • Motor operation, accidents and emergency procedures.
  • Protections to be installed.

 

Pre-requisites: Must possess a 32-Hour Suspended Scaffold Supervisor card.

Objectives: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:

 

  • Recognize hazards with suspended scaffolds.
  • Implement hazard mitigation, emergency procedures, means and methods.
  • Identify permit requirements and NYC laws relating to the use of suspended scaffolds.
  • Understand fall protection and how to deploy equipment.
  • Know how to inspect a suspended scaffold, wire rope, tie-backs and equipment.
  • Correctly use and operate suspended scaffold motors including emergency controls.
  • Install, operate and tie-off rope scaffolds using back hitch and night hitch.
  • Install vertical lifelines, chaffing protection and knots.
  • Calculate weights of materials and recognize load ratings.
  • Correctly name and use rigging hardware, shackles, fist grips, turnbuckles, parapet clamps, etc.

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.
CEU’s: 0.8

Course Duration: 8 hours of training (not including class breaks).

Location

Hybrid Training – Zoom
49 West 38th Street, 10th Floor New York NY

Training Date

Tuesday, May 21, 2024, Tuesday, June 04, 2024, Sunday, June 30, 2024, Tuesday, August 20, 2024

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