8 Hour Supported Scaffold Refresher

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If schedule date is not listed, please contact office for soonest date at (212) 756-3939

About Course

To continue to erect or dismantle supported scaffolds over 40’ in height in New York City (NYC), an individual must successfully complete this 8-Hour Supported Scaffold refresher training course every four-years after completing the 32-Hour Supported Scaffold Course.


OSHA 1926 overview.
NYC Construction Code updates.
NYC Department of Buildings updates.
Fall Protection.
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
Pre-task planning.
Inspections for equipment and hardware.Safety Checklists: Pre-Start, Erection & Dismantling
Emergency preparedness and procedures.
Access and working platforms.
Scaffold set-up and foundations.
Guys, ties and braces.
Tubular welded frame scaffolds.
Accident prevention and general safety.


 Must possess a 32-Hour supported scaffold installer card.


Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:

Identify the types, nomenclature and definitions of scaffolds.
Understand the different types of fall protection needed when working on a scaffold.
Understand the permit requirements needed in order to comply with the Building Code.
Discuss and identify common supported scaffold hazards.
Choose safe work practices at their construction sites based on prudent decision-making.
Develop a basic knowledge of how to safely install and remove supported scaffold equipment.
Discuss differences between New York City Building Code and OSHA scaffolding regulations.

Course Materials:

This course consists of several different components including a PowerPoint presentation, lecture, case studies, class discussions and hands on demonstrations. We will provide a student manual which will include all relevant written standards.



Course Duration:

8 hours of training (not including class breaks).

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