8-HOUR SUSPENDED SCAFFOLD
USER REFRESHER

COURSE DESCRIPTION

Training will include instruction on how to visually inspect suspended scaffold equipment, identify basic scaffold components, and execute safe assembly and disassembly of the equipment. Students are required to participate in all class exercises, which shall include use of various types of suspended scaffolding and rigging operations.

The instructor will assess students to determine if each student is capable of applying rope knots, terminating wire rope, building a block and tackle system, and operating scaffold hoist motor and each student will independently complete a multiple choice final exam.

Audience: This course is intended for workers who are renewing an expired or soon to be expired 16 Hour User Suspended Scaffold or 8 Hour User Suspended Scaffold ID card to continue to use suspended scaffolds in NYC.

DOB Course Code: SCA-203

NYC DOB REQUIREMENT:

8-HOUR SUSPENDED SCAFFOLD

USER REFRESHER

As per 3314.4.5.4 of the 2014 NYC Construction Codes, this 8 Hour Refresher is required by the New York City Department of Buildings (DOB) to continue to use or work on suspended scaffolds in New York City. Should individual not renew their card within the allowed time, they will no longer be eligible to attend an 8 Hour Refresher and must retake the original 16-hour class.

CEUs (CONTINUING EDUCATION UNITS)

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CEU REQUIREMENTS

  1. 100% attendance for the 8-hour suspended scaffold user refresher course: 8 hours of instruction time 

  2. Completion of Continuing Education and Training Registration Form

  3. Active participation in all class exercises (determined by instructor)

  4. Completion of required pre-and post-quiz assessment

  5. As applicable, achievement of minimum passing score on required end-of-course examination

  6. Participation and submittal of end-of-course evaluation form (must provide name on form to receive credit)

  7. Make up time is not allowed. Students who miss time from any individual session must reschedule and attend the full training course.

PREREQUISITE: 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. 

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LEARNING OUTCOMES

​By the end of this course, students should be able to:

  1. Identify suspended scaffold systems and their essential components

  2. Identify the most common suspended scaffold hazards

  3. Explain how to prevent exposure to suspended scaffold hazards

  4. Identify New York City Department of Buildings and OSHA regulations that pertain to scaffold design and use

  5. Demonstrate ability to properly inspect and attach personal fall arrest system used by suspended scaffold workers

  6. Apply various knots and hitches to hoisting and fall protection scenarios

  7. Assemble block and tackle for a fiber rope light duty scaffold

  8. Construct the wire rope termination for hoisting rope on suspended scaffolds.

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INSTRUCTIONAL METHODS

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.

8-HOUR SUSPENDED SCAFFOLD

USER REFRESHER

Price: $245.00

Location: 535 Broadhollow Road, STE B9, Melville, NY 11747

Language: English

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