- There are no prerequisites needed to attend this course.
- As per Local Law 52 of 2005, this course is required for workers using supported scaffolds on construction sites in New York City. This training is required every 4 years.
- CEUs: 0.4
- CEU Requirements: 100% attendance for the course.
- Completion of IACET Registration Form
- Active participation in all class exercises
- As applicable, achievement of minimum passing score on required end-of-course examination
- Participation and submittal of end-of-course evaluation form
- Any individual who needs to use or work on a Supported Scaffold in New York City.
4-Hour Supported Scaffold User and Refresher.
The 4-Hour Supported Scaffold course is a comprehensive training program that introduces students to the nature of supported scaffold hazards. This course focuses specifically on supported scaffolding systems commonly used in construction projects.
During the course, participants will learn about the different types of supported scaffolds, their components, and their applications. They will gain an understanding of the importance of proper scaffold setup, inspection, and maintenance to ensure stability and prevent accidents.
The training will cover topics such as scaffold safety regulations, hazard identification, fall protection, proper access and egress, scaffold platform requirements, and load capacities. Participants will also learn about the importance of communication, coordination, and safe work practices when working on supported scaffolds.
The instruction Delivery Method indicates:
The instruction must be delivered onsite and in person. The students must physically handle the items during the hands-on.
The demonstration may be delivered either by a person or a video. Video Demonstrations may be delivered by virtual live classroom, however, self-study modules are not permissible.
Language: English, Spanish.
Duration: 8 Hours.
Course Code: SCA-201
- Understanding Supported Scaffolds: Participants will gain an understanding of the different types of supported scaffolds, their components, and their applications in construction projects.
- Scaffold Safety Regulations: Learners will familiarize themselves with relevant scaffold safety regulations, standards, and guidelines, including OSHA requirements, to ensure compliance and promote a safe work environment.
- Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment: Participants will develop the skills to identify potential hazards associated with supported scaffolds and conduct risk assessments to determine appropriate control measures.
- Scaffold Setup and Inspection: The course aims to educate participants on proper scaffold setup techniques, including foundation requirements, securing methods, and inspection procedures to ensure stability and structural integrity.
- Fall Protection: Participants will learn about fall protection measures and equipment required when working on supported scaffolds, including guardrails, personal fall arrest systems (PFAS), and safe access and egress points.
- Scaffold Platform Requirements: Learners will understand the importance of proper scaffold platform construction, including proper plank placement, toeboards, and ensuring a safe working surface.
- Load Capacities and Material Handling: The course emphasizes the knowledge of load capacities for supported scaffolds and proper handling and distribution of materials to maintain stability and prevent overloading.
- Communication and Safe Work Practices: Participants will learn the significance of effective communication, coordination, and safe work practices when working on supported scaffolds, including the use of hand signals, proper tool handling, and avoiding common hazards.