- Prerequisites: Completion of a 32 Hour Supported Scaffold Installer/Remover or 8 Hour Supported Scaffold Refresher course within the last 4 years. The expired or soon to be expired card must be presented prior to the start of the course.
- As per NYC Local Law 52 of 2005, to continue to install or remove Supported Scaffolds in New York City, an individual must successfully complete this 8 hour Supported Scaffold Installer & Remover Refresher training course four years following the completion of the 32 Hour Supported Scaffold Installer and Remover Course & every four years thereafter. The original scaffold card must be renewed within 1 year from its expiration date. 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 32-hour class.
- CEUs: 0.8
- 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
- Workers who are renewing an expired or soon to be expired 32 Hour Supported Scaffold Installer/Remover Refresher ID card to continue to supervise and use supported scaffolds in NYC.
8-Hour Supported Scaffold Installer & Remover Refresher.
The 8-Hour Supported Scaffold Installer & Remover Refresher course is a specialized training program designed for individuals who have previously completed the 32-Hour Supported Scaffold Installer/Remover course and need to renew their certification or refresh their knowledge. This refresher course provides a condensed review of important concepts and updates related to the installation and removal of supported scaffolds in the construction industry.
During the course, participants will revisit key topics covered in the initial 32-hour training, including scaffold safety regulations, hazard recognition, fall protection measures, proper assembly techniques, securing methods, rigging procedures, platform requirements, and load capacities. The course will also address any recent updates or changes in regulations or best practices related to supported scaffold installation and removal.
The training will focus on reinforcing knowledge, refreshing skills, and addressing any specific challenges or areas of concern related to supported scaffold installation and removal. Participants will have the opportunity to discuss real-world scenarios, share experiences, and engage in interactive activities to enhance their understanding and proficiency.\
Language: English and Spanish.
Duration: 8 Hours
Course Code: SCA-202
Hands-On: the instruction must be delivered onsite and in person. The students must physically handle the items. The procedure being instructed must be demonstrated and explained to the students first.
Demonstration: 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.
Classroom Lecture/ Discussion w A/V: the instruction may be delivered by virtual live classroom; however, self-study modules are not permissible.
- Reviewing Scaffold Safety Regulations: Participants will refresh their knowledge of relevant scaffold safety regulations, standards, and guidelines, ensuring compliance with current requirements.
- Updating Knowledge of Hazard Recognition: Learners will revisit hazard recognition techniques specific to supported scaffold installation and removal, identifying potential risks and implementing appropriate control measures.
- Reinforcing Fall Protection Measures: The course aims to reinforce knowledge and skills related to fall protection during supported scaffold installation and removal, including the proper use of personal fall arrest systems (PFAS), harnesses, lifelines, and tie-off techniques.
- Refreshing Scaffold Assembly and Dismantling Procedures: Participants will review proper procedures for scaffold assembly and dismantling, including component selection, rigging techniques, securing methods, and safe work practices.
- Updating Platform Requirements and Stability: The course will cover any updates or changes in platform requirements for supported scaffolds, ensuring participants are aware of proper placement, securing, and maintaining a stable working surface during installation and removal.
- Addressing Recent Updates and Best Practices: Participants will stay up to date with recent updates, changes, and best practices related to supported scaffold installation and removal, ensuring their knowledge aligns with current industry standards.
- Reinforcing Communication and Coordination: The course emphasizes effective communication and coordination among workers involved in supported scaffold installation and removal, promoting safe and efficient work practices.
- Practical Application and Hands-On Activities: Participants will engage in practical activities, discussions, and simulations to refresh their skills and apply their knowledge in realistic scenarios during supported scaffold installation and removal.