New York City SCA-201 4-Hour Supported Scaffolding User & Refresher For Construction

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New York City SCA-201 4-Hour Supported Scaffolding User & Refresher For Construction Course

New York City SCA-201 4-Hour Supported Scaffolding User & Refresher For Construction

  • Level: Intermediate
  • Duration: 4 Hours
  • Location: Online or In-Person

Overview & Objectives

This course focuses specifically on supported scaffolds and covers most common types of scaffolds including rolling scaffolds, swing stage scaffolds, and suspended scaffolds, in addition to common problems associated with scaffolds. Additionally, course participants will receive information regarding federal OSHA regulations that apply to safe work sites and safety when working on scaffolds. Guidance used in the course is provided by organizations such as the American Nationals Standards Institute (ANSI) and the Scaffold and Falsework Industry Association (SFIA). Participants will also learn information on worker’s rights to report unsafe conduct or fraud while on the job.

NOTICE: This course is only applicable towards the NYC DOB Site Safety Training (SST) and cannot be applied towards the 4-Hour Supported Scaffold User and Refresher Card. NYC DOB Provider ID Number: 4T75

Students who partake in the NYC SCA-201 4-Hour User & Refresher Course for Construction will learn important principles required for supported scaffolding user safety as specified by the NYC Department of Buildings. Such topics include:

  • Identifying typical scaffolds used on construction sites and the major components
  • Recognizing dangers and risks associated with supported scaffolds
  • The general principles of fall protection
  • Principles of personal protective equipment and fall arrest systems
  • Safe work practices associated with supported scaffold use
  • Inspection methods of scaffold equipment and hardware
  • Procedures for potential emergencies
  • General familiarization with regulations and standards
  • Applicable NYC construction codes
  • Familiarization with the NYC Department of Buildings
  • Specific worker’s rights within New York City

Upon successful completion of the course, participants will receive Exceed Safety’s Certificate of Completion, indicating the 0.4 continuing education unit (CEU), as well as the four contact hours received from an IACET-accredited course provider.

Who Is This Course For?

This online safety course is intended to serve all individuals who may use or work with/on a Supported Scaffold specifically in New York City. Individuals include but may not be limited to:

  • Construction workers
  • Demolition workers
  • Construction Superintendents (CS)
  • Site Safety Coordinators (SSC)
  • Site Safety Managers (SSM)
  • Concrete Safety Managers (CSM)
  • Competent persons
  • Journey persons
  • Forepersons
  • Employees of DOB Licensees or Registrants

This online safety course is designed based on the NYC Building Department’s NYC Local Law (LL) 196 of 2017, which requires four hours of Supported Scaffolding User Safety training for all individuals applying for a Site Safety Training Card.

Features & Benefits

The NYC SCA-201 4-Hour Supported Scaffolding User & Refresher Course for Construction fulfills the four-hours of DOB-approved training mandated by the NYC Building Department’s NYC LL 196. Upon successful completion, participants will receive:

  • 0.4 Continuing education unit (CEU) from an IACET-approved training provider
  • Certificate of completion

All course participants must complete the full course to receive CEU credits with a score of at least 70% at each knowledge checkpoint and fill out the course evaluation to receive his or her certificate of completion.