This NYC 16-Hour DOB Suspended Scaffold User Training Course is for all workers using or operating suspended scaffolds during construction, renovation or maintenance of a building exterior. It is not applicable to any apparatus under the jurisdiction of the New York City's Elevator Division. Training includes a combination of instruction and hands-on assessment
As part of this NYC 16-Hour DOB course, students will be provided with an overview of OSHA and DOB policies, procedures, and suspended scaffold standards with a special emphasis on recognition and prevention of hazardous conditions. Some topics will include instructions on how to visually inspect suspended scaffold equipment, basic scaffold components, and methods of assembling/disassembling them. Students will also participate in hands-on exercises in which they will be responsible for presenting, building, and using various scaffolding and rigging applications.
Upon completion of this safety course, students will be able to:
The 16 Hour Suspended Scaffold User Course will cover the following mandatory topics:
Attendees will be required to attend full learning hours and successfully complete a written exam and practical assessment where they will be assessed on their ability to apply rope knots, build a block and tackle system, and operate a hoist motor.
Successful students will receive a 16 Hour Suspended Scaffold User Photo ID within 5-10 business days.
This training course is intended for experienced workers interested in suspended scaffold project supervision, with at least one year of practical experience in hoisting and rigging, as well as those who are safety managers, superintendents, and individuals who may be planning to apply for New York City Master or Special Rigger’s license.