Students attending this course should have previously taken a 16 Hour User Suspended Scaffold or 8 Hour User Suspended Scaffold Refresher within the last 4 years from an approved training provider. The expired or soon to be expired card must be presented prior to the start of the course. Participants need to be able to communicate with the instructor in the language the course is held in.
By the end of this course, students should be able to:
Identify suspended scaffold systems and their essential components
Identify the most common suspended scaffold hazards
Explain how to prevent exposure to suspended scaffold hazards
Identify New York City Department of Buildings and OSHA regulations that pertain to scaffold design and use
Demonstrate ability to properly inspect and attach personal fall arrest system used by suspended scaffold workers
Apply various knots and hitches to hoisting and fall protection scenarios
Assemble block and tackle for a fiber rope light duty scaffold
Construct the wire rope termination for hoisting rope on suspended scaffolds.
A plethora of methods will be used, such as auditory, visual and kinesthetic methods to ensure learning. This includes the program’s PowerPoint, related lectures, testing/quizzing, hands-on activities, and classroom discussions.