An intensive course for developing the skills and knowledge needed to train employees to perform the duties of scaffold competent persons. The purpose of this eight-hour program is to provide you with skills and knowledge needed to perform your duties as a competent person. This includes safely erecting, inspecting, and dismantling commonly-used supported scaffolds.
Scaffold safety competent persons are designated by the employer to identify hazards and take corrective action. They also ensure compliance with the location’s scaffold safety policies and procedures.
Course materials and training reflect applicable Federal and state OSHA regulations.
At the completion of this program you should be able to:
- Define and list the OSHA requirements for supported frame scaffolding.
- Calculate expected loads on supported scaffolds.
- Erect, dismantle and access supported scaffolds.
- Perform scaffold and scaffold component inspections.
- Supervise workers who assemble, disassemble, or work on scaffolds.
- Provide fall protection and falling object protection.
Overview of Scaffold Safety
- Course Outline and Objectives
- Scaffold Basics
- Falling and Falling Object Hazards
- Types of Scaffolds
- 29 CFR Subpart L
- Competent and Qualified Persons
Supported Scaffold Requirements
- Footings and Foundations
- Direct Access
- Scaffold Access Frames
- Access During Erection/Dismantling
- Electrical Clearance
- Fall Protection
- Falling Object Protection