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16-Hour Suspended Scaffold User ENGLISH Saturday & Sunday 06/03/2023 & 06/04/2023 8AM – 5PM

16-Hour Suspended Scaffold User ENGLISH

Saturday & Sunday

06/03/2023 & 06/04/2023

8AM – 5PM


589 Johnson Ave

Brooklyn, NY 11237

Chapter 33 of Title 1 of the Rules of the City of New York requires individuals who use or work on a suspended scaffold in NYC to complete 16-hours of training by a Dept. of Buildings-approved training provider. This certification must be renewed every four years.

Prerequisites: None

Course content includes:

  • Introduction to Suspended Scaffolds:
  • Suspended Scaffold Accidents
  • Review of OSHA 29 CFR 1926:
  • Subpart “L” – Scaffolds
  • Subpart “M” – Fall Protection
  • Subpart “P” – Personal Protective Equipment
  • NYC Dept. of Buildings & Construction Codes:
  • BC 3301 – General
  • BC 3314 – Scaffolds
  • BC 3307 – Protection of Pedestrians
  • Principals of Fall Protection
  • Personal Fall Arrest Systems
  • Suspended Scaffold Hardware, Inspection & Use:
  • Inspection
  • Rejection Criteria for Hardware & Components
  • Safe Use of Tools
  • Platforms
  • Anchor Points, Tie Backs, Parapet Hooks
  • Procedures for Suspended Scaffold Planning, Erection & Removal
  • Basic Ropes, Knots & Hitch Configurations
  • Lifelines
  • Emergency Situations & Preparedness Procedures

Student learning will be achieved through classroom presentations, lectures and hands-on demonstrations including use of scale-model & full-size scaffolds.

Requirements to Receive Certificate of Completion:

To receive a certificate of completion for this course, students must:

  • Be present during 100% of the course
  • Participate actively in learning activities, including hands-on demonstrations
  • Achieve a passing score of 70% on the final exams (written & practical)

Note: The practical portion of the final exam requires students to demonstrate basic proficiency in tying knots, terminating wire rope, assembling block & tackle, and hoist motor operation.

Students who do not achieve 70% on the written or practical exam may retake the entire 16-hour course and exam for a fee of $150. Students who fail the exam are not eligible for a refund.

Make-up time is not permitted for this course. If, for any reason, a student misses any part of the training, the student must contact NYCSTC to make arrangements attend another class (additional fees may apply).

The cost of this training course does not include the site safety training (SST) card. The SST card is an additional $70 and can be requested and ordered by following the instructions here.

Start On 06/03/2023
Duration 2 Days
Price $360.00

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