New York City (NYC) Rigging Rule 9 makes it necessary that employees on a suspended scaffold have at least 16 hours of scaffold training. This safety training includes classroom training on local rules, proper rigging procedures, how to go through permits, as well as counterweight formulas. Suspended scaffold training course also includes substantial hands on training working with both full-size and miniature equipment.
Suspended Scaffolds – 16 hour Suspended Scaffolding Training Course
Hands on suspended scaffolding training includes specific things like operation of a motor, motor precautionary features, knot tying or braiding, self rescue, fall protection, outrigger set up, employing other rigging devices, proper use of ladders, tiebacks, safety equipment, and many more.