ONLINE Instructor-Led NYC 4 Hour SST Supported Scaffold User & Refresher


This virtual 4 hour Supported Scaffold User & Refresher SST course will be delivered remotely, using instructor-led online learning. The course content remains the same as classroom-based training, however, you’ll attend a scheduled, interactive class via video conferencing. Students are required to attend full learning hours.

This course is a requirement for any individual who wishes to work on or use a supported scaffold in NYC.  The course will cover basic elements and introduce students to the nature of supported scaffold hazards.  During the course, the 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.

This training course can be applied toward the required SST training hours.  Candidates are required to renew this certification every 4 years if they wish to continue working or using scaffolds within NYC.


Upon successful completion of this virtual instructor led course candidates will be able to:

  • Outline New York City Building Code supported scaffold safety requirements
  • Identify the most common supported scaffold safety hazards and how to protect themselves
  • List supported scaffold types and major components
  • Inspect supported scaffolds in accordance with federal and local safety regulations


The online 4 Hour Supported Scaffold training course will cover the following topics:

  • Introduction to Supported Scaffolds
  • Review of Supported Scaffold Accidents
  • Overview of OSHA 1926 Subpart “L”: Scaffolds
  • Overview of NYC Dept. of Buildings & Construction Codes
  • General Principals of Fall Protection
  • Personal Protective Equipment & Fall Arrest Systems
  • Supported Scaffold Hardware, Inspection & Use
  • Emergency Situations & Preparedness Procedures


Attendees will be required to attend full learning hours and achieve a pass rate of at least 70% on each written assessment.  Upon successful completion, candidates will be issued a training card.  

Who Should Attend?

Anyone who wishes to work on or use a supported scaffold within NYC.


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