32 Hour Suspended Scaffold Supervisor
- As of April 1, 2008 all individuals who seek to become rigging foreman are required to receive a total of 32-hours of training and obtain a rigging foreman certification, by completing the Suspended Rigging Foreman Course. This course is designated toward individuals who are seeking to supervise suspended scaffold projects with at least one year of experience in hoisting and rigging. The content received in this course may also be useful to those seeking to become safety manager superintendents and/or those looking to obtain a New York City Master or Special riggers license. This course has been developed by experienced instructors using a combination of training methods including lectures, videos, power point presentations and hands-on activities.
There are no requirements needed to attend this course. Students should be able to understand the language that the course is designated too.
This is a 32-hour course split into 4 days
. please see the registration page for the exact dates, time and locations of the class.
- Explanation of suspended scaffold hazards and how to handle common situations
- Demonstrate practical skills necessary to properly install and maintain fall protection systems used on suspended scaffolds
- Define OSHA and NYC DOB scaffold regulations
- Review suspended scaffolds and components
- Assemble the block and tackle for a fiber rope light duty scaffold
- Review suspended scaffold inspections and create checklists
- Learn how to apply applications & connection techniques using ropes, knots & hitches
- Construct the wire rope termination for hoisting rope on suspended scaffolds