32 HOUR SUSPENDED SCAFFOLD SUPERVISOR
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, reading scaffold design drawings, how to evaluate the abilities of the rigging crew, how to train the team, how to identify and respond to safety circumstances. 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.
At the end of this course, students will be able to:
Write a suspended scaffold inspection checklist using provided requirements
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
Course Length: 32 hours
Course Pricing: $500 including card
Attending students MUST be able to verbally communicate in English. While there are no training prerequisites, it is recommended that students have experience in rigging operations and supervision of suspended scaffold systems.
As per 33188.8.131.52 of the NYC Construction Codes, this certification is required for supervisors of suspended scaffold projects in New York City. 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 32-hour training program is composed of many components such as power point presentations, lectures, real life case studies, and classroom discussions.
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.