SCAFFOLD SAFETY COURSES

The NYC Department of Buildings (DOB) has specific rules regarding construction safety training. At NextWave Safety, we provide training for construction professionals working on construction jobsites in New York City. Department of Buildings courses review DOB safety requirements as specified by Building Code Chapter 33. Through our certified training organization, United Safety Academy, our construction safety group offers various NYC Department of Buildings safety certification programs from our seasoned industry professionals at our training centers.

We are a DOB-approved course provider and we offer concrete courses, cranes and derrick courses, safety courses, and scaffold courses. All site safety managers and site safety coordinators are required to successfully complete the necessary courses that their job entails. NYC DOB is always updating its requirements for safety certifications in New York City, so it’s vital to ensure that you’re up to date on all training requirements, including Local Law 196. You can count on our courses for your safety certifications in New York City!

UPCOMING TRAININGS

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4-Hour Supported Scaffold User & Refresher ($135)

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.

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32-Hour Suspended Scaffold Supervisor ($550)

During this course students will explore New York City Construction Codes and OSHA Regulations as they pertain to the supervision of suspended scaffolds. Participants will learn the most current suspended scaffold standards, and will receive guidance on how to read scaffold design drawings, how to verify the fitness of the rigging crew, properly train workers on related hazards, and how to identify and respond to emergency situations. This course will include a hands-on portion where students will learn and apply rope knots, terminate wire rope, build a block and tackle system, effectively install fall protection systems, and inspect/maintain different types of scaffold hoist motors. Hands-on assessment will be made by the instructor to determine if each student is capable of performing the above mentioned scaffolding and rigging applications. Each student will complete a multiple-choice final exam.

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.

There are no upcoming events at this time.

32-Hour Supported Scaffold Installer & Remover ($550)

Instructors will demonstrate safe methods of installation, removal and modification of different types of supported scaffolds using OSHA regulations, DOB standards and good work practice as a guide. Some topics covered during the course will include major scaffold components, importance of proper pre-planning, worker training, and how to read scaffold design drawings. Throughout the course, students will also participate in hands-on exercises to build and dismantle supported scaffolds, apply various rope knots and demonstrate the ability to apply basic rigging techniques. The instructor will assess students to determine if each student is capable of applying rope knots used to rig scaffold equipment, properly install/maintain fall protection systems, safely build supported scaffold systems and walking/working scaffold platforms. To complete the course, students will independently participate in a multiple choice final exam.

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8-Hour Suspended Scaffold Supervisor Refresher ($200)

The purpose of this course is to help supervisors maintain adequate safety discipline on suspended scaffold projects in New York City. During this course, participants will review Federal and NYC DOB scaffold regulations, how to stay in compliance with the most current Suspended Scaffold standards, share their experiences and discuss the most recent changes in the rigging industry. The instructor will assess students on applying rope knots, terminating wire rope, building a block and tackle system, and operating scaffold hoist motor. Each student will complete a multiple choice final exam.

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8-Hour Supported Scaffold Installer & Remover Refresher ($200)

During this course students will be discussing changes and updates to OSHA and New York City Department of Buildings (DOB) policies, procedures and supported scaffold standards. Students will also have a chance to share jobsite experiences and opinions about new supported scaffold systems and solutions. This knowledge will help workers to properly prepare for and participate in supported scaffold installation/removal process. The instructor will assess students to determine if each student is capable of applying rope knots used to rig scaffold equipment, properly install/maintain fall protection systems, safely build supported scaffold systems and walking/working scaffold platforms. To complete the course, students will independently participate in a multiple choice final exam.

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16-Hour Suspended Scaffold User ($400)

During this 16 hour 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. 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. The instructor will assess students to determine if each student is capable of applying rope knots, terminating wire rope, building a block and tackle system, and operating scaffold hoist motor. Each student will complete a multiple choice final exam.

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8-Hour Suspended Scaffold User Refresher ($200)

Training will include instruction on how to visually inspect suspended scaffold equipment, identify basic scaffold components, and execute safe assembly and disassembly of the equipment. Students are required to participate in all class exercises, including use of various types of suspended scaffolding and rigging operations. The instructor will assess students to determine if each student is capable of applying rope knots, terminating wire rope, building a block and tackle system, and operating scaffold hoist motor. Each student will complete a multiple choice final exam.During this 16 hour 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. 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. The instructor will assess students to determine if each student is capable of applying rope knots, terminating wire rope, building a block and tackle system, and operating scaffold hoist motor. Each student will complete a multiple choice final exam.

There are no upcoming events at this time.