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Cleaning Building Windows


Course Description:

The teaching faculty at WDC Safety Training Academy is unparalleled in their scaffold expertise. Courses are enriched by decades of hands-on knowledge that will be conveyed to students. Teaching will include a focus on OSHA and DOB policies and procedures, standards for the suspended scaffold, and an emphasis on safety including the recognition of hazards. A significant portion of the class time will be dedicated to hands-on training and practice to practice inspecting scaffold equipment, presenting, building and using rigging equipment.

Each student will be evaluated by the instructor to gauge ability to apply rope knots, operate a hoist motor, build a block and tackle system, and terminating rope wire.

Learning Outcomes:
At the end of this course, students will be able to:

  • Properly inspect and attach a fall protection system for a suspended scaffold worker

  • Interpret and communicate the OSHA and DOB regulations that relate to the suspended scaffold use

  • Pinpoint hazards and enact safety precautions

  • Define the components of the suspended scaffold system

  • Execute various rope knots, hitches, block and tackle, and wire rope termination


CEUs: 1.6

Course Length: 16 hours

Course Pricing: $400 including scaffold card


Group pricing will be provided upon request. Please call us at 347.510.4283, Monday through Thursday 9am-5pm, Friday 9am-1pm EST, or email us at



Students must have completed a 16 hour Suspended Hour User or 8 Hour Suspended User Refresher within the prior 4 years. The expired card must be shown to the instructor. Attending students MUST be able to verbally communicate with teaching instructors in the primary language of the training offered.


As per 3314.4.5.4 of the NYC Construction Codes, this certification is required for workers to continue work on a suspended scaffold in New York City. It is for people who currently have the 16-hour or 8-hour user refresher course. The certification is valid for four years. A one-year grace period is allowed to renew the class with the refresher course.

Methods of Instruction

The 8-hour training program is composed of many components such as power point presentations, lectures, real life case studies, and classroom discussions.

Completion Requirements

Each student is required to complete 100% of the course, as well as actively participate in all learning activities. Additionally, the review quiz is required to obtain a course-completion card.

Make-up time is permitted for this training course under the condition that the student completed at least 50% of the training. Students who miss time before finishing 50% of initial class or missed more than 50% of total time must reschedule and attend the full training course.

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