4 Hour Supported Scaffold User and Refresher
DOB Course Code: SCA-B201
Why take this course?
Local law 196 introduced new regulations for demolition and construction workers employed in the 5 boroughs that will require them to have a specific amount of training. Workers will be required to have a minimum of 30 hours of training and supervisors will be required to have a minimum of 62 hours of training by December 1st, 2018. In addition to the required amount of training, individuals will also need to acquire the appropriate Site Safety Training (SST) card to prove they have completed the necessary training. 4 Hour Support Scaffold User and Refresher online training can be applied towards the SST credit required to obtain the NYC DOB SST card.
As of June 1st, 2019 Workers will need a total of 40 hours of training which must include the 8-Hour fall Prevention course and the 2-Hour drug and alcohol Awareness course.
As of June 1st, 2019 Supervisors will need a total of 62 hours of training which must include among other courses the 4 Hour Supported Scaffold User and Refresher Class.
Supported scaffold user training and refresher training program provides a basic explanation of supported scaffolds and supported scaffold components. The course will introduce the elements of supported scaffold safety and common supported scaffolds hazards while placing an emphasis on hazard reduction and prevention which includes fall protection, scaffold inspections, hazard recognition, and responding appropriately to emergency situations.
IMPORTANT NOTICE: As per New York City Department of Buildings directive from 28 May 2020, this course is only valid towards the NYC DOB Site Safety Training (SST) card. This online course cannot be used to obtain the 4 Hour Supported Scaffold User and Refresher Card.
– 100% attendance of the online class is mandatory
– Complying with the PDH STAR facial biometric requirement for monitoring attendance
– Achieve a minimum of 70% in the written assessment at the end of the course
– Completion of Evaluation Form at the end of the course
Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:
– List supported scaffold types and its major components
– Identify the most common supported scaffold safety hazards
– Protect themselves from supported scaffold safety hazards
– Outline New York City Building Code supported scaffold safety requirements
– Inspect supported scaffolds in accordance with federal and local safety regulations
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