The 4 hour Supported Scaffold User Course is designed for individuals who use or work on a supported scaffold. This course explains the basic elements of supported scaffold safety and introduces students to the nature of supported scaffold hazards. During the course emphasis is placed on the role of the scaffold user in accident prevention, which includes scaffold inspections, fall protection, recognizing hazards, and responding to emergencies.
Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:
List the three basic types of scaffold (supported, suspended, and Aerial Lifts) and their components.
Demonstrate knowledge on the different criteria for supported scaffold to suspended scaffold.
Identify the hazards associated with electricity, falling objects and how to use PPE and other equipment to avoid falls in general.
Outline New York City Building Code supported scaffold safety requirements.
Understand the importance of notification of scaffold accidents and follow the procedure in case of a scaffold accident in the City of New York.
To receive a certificate/card for the course, students must:
Be able to clearly communicate with the instructor and complete all paperwork in the language the course is delivered.
Complete all required paperwork: registration, evaluation, attendance, etc.
Attend all required hours of the course.
Actively participate during class activities and reviews.
Complete tests with a passing grade of 70%.
A wallet ID card with picture will be issued directly to participant within 10 business days of successful completion of course.