John B. Scola Training Center
12-07 44th Ave
Long Island City, NY 11101

International Masonry Training and Education Foundation List of Approved Courses Offered to members:

Cranes & Derrick Courses

  • 4-Hour Mast Climber User & Operator
  • 16-Hour Rigging Worker
  • 8-Hour Rigging Worker Refresher
  • 32-Hour Rigging Supervisor
  • 16-Hour Rigger Supervisor Refresher

Safety Courses

  • 40-Hour Site Safety Manager
  • 8-Hour Site Safety Manager Refresher / Chapter 33
  • 8-Hour Site Safety Coordinator

Scaffold Courses

  • 4-Hour Supported Scaffold User & Refresher
  • 32-Hour Supported Scaffold Installer & Remover
  • 8-Hour Supported Scaffold Installer & Remover Refresher
  • 16-Hour Suspended Scaffold User
  • 8-Hour Suspended Scaffold User Refresher
  • 32-Hour Suspended Scaffold Supervisor
  • 8-Hour Suspended Scaffold Supervisor Refresher

Site Safety Training (SST) Prescribed Courses

  • 2-Hour Site Safety Plan (SSP)
  • 2-Hour Drug and Alcohol Awareness
  • 2-Hour Pre-Task Meeting
  • 2-Hour ‘Tool Box’ Talks
  • 4-Hour Fall Prevention
  • 4-Hour Supported Scaffold User and Refresher
  • 8-Hour Fall Prevention
  • 8-Hour Site Safety Manager Refresher / Chapter 33

Site Safety Training (SST) General Elective Courses

  • 1-Hour Electrocution Prevention
  • 1-Hour Fire Protection and Prevention
  • 1-Hour Handling Heavy Materials and Proper Lifting Techniques
  • 1-Hour Hoisting and Rigging
  • 1-Hour Materials Handling, Storage, Use, and Disposal
  • 1-Hour Protection from Sun Exposure
  • 1-Hour Stairways and Ladders
  • 1-Hour Tools – Hand and Power

Site Safety Training (SST) Specialized Elective Courses

  • 1-Hour Asbestos / Lead Awareness
  • 1-Hour Confined Space Entry
  • 1-Hour Concrete and Masonry Construction
  • 1-Hour Cranes, Derricks, Hoists, Elevators, and Conveyors
  • 1-Hour Ergonomics
  • 1-Hour Job Hazard Analysis
  • 1-Hour Personnel Lifts / Aerial Lifts / Scissor Lifts Safety
  • 1-Hour Motor Vehicles, Mechanized Equipment and Marine Operations; Rollover

Protective Structures and Overhead Protection; and Signs, Signals and Barricades

  • 1-Hour Scaffolds - Suspended
  • 1-Hour Welding and Cutting
  • 1-Hour Health and Safety Programs in Construction
  • 2.50-Hour Foundations for Safety Leadership