Course Description: To install or remove a supported scaffold in New York City, an individual must successfully complete this 32 hour training course.

Topics include but not limited to:

  • NYCDOB Chapter 33 regulations & general requirements for supported scaffolds
  • Buttresses, cantilevers and bridges
  • Hazards associated with scaffolds
  • Inspections and Fall Protection
  • Tubular welded frame scaffolds
  • Specific regulations and standards
  • Components and parts inspection
  • Erection/dismantling planning
  • Guys, Ties and Braces
  • Fall Protection, accident prevention and General Safety
  • Access & platforms
  • Erection / dismantling procedures
  • Rolling scaffold assembly
  • Putlogs hands-on demonstration and practice
  • Tube & clamp scaffolds
  • Specific regulations and standards

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:

  • Identify the types, Nomenclature and Definitions of a Scaffold
  • Understand the different types of fall protection needed when working on a scaffold
  • Understand the permit requirements needed in order to comply with Chapter 33 or the Building Code.
  • Discuss and identity common supported scaffold hazards
  • Classify the Federal and City Scaffold regulations
  • Choose safe work practices at their construction sites based on prudent decision-making
  • Develop a basic knowledge of how to safely install and remove supported scaffold equipment.
  • Discuss differences between New York City Building Code and OSHA scaffolding regulations.

CEU’s: 3.2

Course Duration: 32 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 30 HR Climber/Tower Crane Rigger ID card. 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: $550.00

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  • 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Saturday, July 11th, Sunday, July 12th, Saturday, July 18th and Sunday, July 19th at 8:00 AM
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