Course Description: To use or work on a Suspended Scaffold in New York City, an individual must successfully complete 16 hours of user training. Note: In addition to completing this training course, individuals who use a Suspended Scaffold may also need to possess a Certificate of Fitness from a licensed rigger or sign hanger material.

Topics include but not limited to:

  • Suspended Scaffold Accidents
  • Subpart E - Personal Protective Equipment & Life-Saving Equipment (PPE)
  • Subpart L - Scaffolds
  • Subpart M - Fall Protection
  • NYC Construction Codes Overview -
  • Suspended Scaffold Use
  • Safe Use of Tools
  • Safety Hazards
  • Hoist, Platform & Rigging Equipment Practices
  • Maximum Intended Loads & Capacity Reducing Factors
  • Rope, Fall, Knot & Hitch Configurations & Connections

    Pre-requisites: There are no pre-requisites for the course. Students must speak the language in which the course is given.

Objectives: Upon completion of this course, the students will be able to but not limited to:

  • Recognize hazards associated with suspended scaffolds,
  • Implement hazard correction and mitigation procedures, means and methods.
  • Identify NYC DOB laws and OSHA regulations regarding suspended scaffolds as well as comply with these laws.
  • Use correct procedure to inspect suspended scaffold equipment.
  • Correctly install, operate, and tie off rope scaffold using back hitch and night hitch.
  • Implement inspection criteria for wire rope.
  • Correctly use and install rigging hardware, Including C-hooks, parapet clamps, and outrigger beam systems.
  • Use inspection checklist to inspect scaffold equipment.
  • Wear, doff, adjust, use, inspect, and care for personal fall arrest system equipment correctly.

Course Materials: This course consists of several different components which include power point presentations, lecture, real life case studies, class discussion and hands on demonstration. We will provide a student manuals, Hands-on demonstration, and in-class practical exercises.

CEU’s: 1.6

Course Duration: 16 Hours of training (not including class breaks)

Course and attendance Policy: Students must earn a 70% or more in their final exam in order to successfully complete the course. Upon successful completion of the course, participants will receive a 16-Hour Suspended Scaffold completion picture ID card that will be valid for 4 years. Students are required to complete 100% of the course and actively participate in all learning activities.

For additional information please contact us at 212-683-7200 or Training@site-safety.com.

Registration Price: $450.00

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  • 3:30 pm - 10:00 pm
    Monday, June 22nd through Wednesday, June 24th 3:30 PM
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