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MAY 2018

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16 MAY 2018 COATINGSPROMAG.COM Industry Briefs TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES NYC 4-Hour Supported Scaffold User Safety Training Zack Academy, the parent company of Green Education Ser v ices, is a lead ing prov ider of career- or iented training and cer tif ication courses, of fer ing c lasses and seminars across the United States in areas inc lud ing sof t ware and prog ramming training ; constr uction; contractor licensing and renewa l; lead, asbestos, and mold cer tif ication; Leadership in Energ y and Env ironmenta l Desig n (LEED) ex am prep; stor m water and water management; solar training ; c leaning /restoration /water damage; business practices; ana ly tics; and more. Zack Academy prov ides a one-stop shop for career training by ser v ing as a c lear inghouse for hundreds of training companies around the United States. T he N YC 4 -Hour Supported Scaffold User Safety Training course complies w ith the training requirements of the New York City Department of Buildings Local Law. T his course is required for anyone who w ill use or work on supported scaffolds of any height. In this course, students w ill learn how to properly erect and load scaffolds, how to prevent fall and electrical hazards, about Chapter 33 building regulations, about ladder safety, how to properly wear a full body harness, and much more. In addition, anyone who uses a supported scaffold is required to have a supported scaffold user certificate. Supported scaffolds consist of one or more platforms supported by outrigger beams, brackets, poles, legs, uprights, posts, frames, or similar rigid support. is includes sidewalk bridge scaffolds, single pole scaffolds, tube and coupler scaffolds, fabricated frame scaffolds, outrigger scaffolds, needle beam scaffolds, mobile scaffolds, repair bracket scaffolds, and mast climber scaffolds that are mechanized or motorized. Upon successful completion of the course, participants w ill receive a 4 -Hour Supported Scaffold User Certificate that w ill be valid for 4 years. T here are no prerequisites for attending this course, which is provided by Big Apple Occupational Safety Cor p. T he class w ill take place Wednesday, May 23, 2018, from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at 505 Eighth Ave. Suite #2305, New York, N Y 10018. For more information, contact: Zack Academy, Design Essentials for Roof Performance: Liquid-Applied Roof Membranes e National Roofing Contractors Association (NRC A) is one of the construction industry's most respected trade associations and the voice of roofing professionals, and it's the leading authority in the roofing industry for information, education, technology, and advocacy. Founded in 1886, NRC A is a nonprofit association that represents all segments of the roofing industry, including contrac- tors; manufacturers; distributors; architects; consultants; engineers; building owners; and county, city, and state government agencies. NRC A's mission is to inform and assist the roofing industry, act as its principal advocate, and help members in serving their customers. NRC A continually strives to enhance every aspect of the roofing industry. is module provides an in-depth look at liquid-applied roof membranes, including the following lessons: • Lesson 1: Liquid-applied Roof Membrane Components • Lesson 2: Liquid-applied Roof Membrane Installation • Lesson 3: Advantages and Disadvantages of Liquid-applied Roof Membranes After completing this module, participants will be able to: • Describe liquid-applied roof membranes • Identify components and require- ments of liquid-applied roof systems • Evaluate advantages and disad- vantages of liquid-applied roof membranes and installations e module is interactive and includes several quizzes to aid with retention. It takes approximately 15 minutes to complete; however, users can participate as they choose on their own schedules. W hen participants complete this program, they will possess the knowledge to confidently discuss liquid-applied roof membranes with their customers! is online program is intended for individual and one-time use. It will be available immediately after purchase and active for 90 days. For more information, contact: NRCA, (866) 275-6722, CP

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