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Total Equipment Training – Scaffolding Training

Erect, secure, utilize and dismantle scaffolds to maximize safety.

OSHA Regulations/General Safety: The Role of the Competent Person

  • Who is the competent person
  • Selecting a competent person
  • What are the responsibilities of the competent person

Pre-assembly Inspection

  • Damage and defects
  • Planking
  • Assembly components
  • Using cross braces
  • Common sense safety

Safe Assembly

  • Height considerations
  • Walkways and platforms
  • Overlapping and proper plank usage

Pre-shift Inspection

  • Plate inspection
  • Crossbracing
  • Secured guardrails
  • Platform abuse
  • Safe work practices
  • Ladder and stairway usage
  • Working in bad weather
  • Area hazards

Maintenance

  • Role of the competent person
  • Identifying deficiencies

Dismantling

  • Area conditions
  • Fall protection

Guardrails

  • OSHA regulations
  • Guardrail types

Personal Fall Arrest Systems

  • Anchorage
  • PFAS components
    – Positioning devices
    – Floor hole covers
    – Safety nets
    – Personal protective equipment
  • Maintenance
  • Types
    – Pre-use inspection
    – Skills test
    – Secure equipment
    – Equipment erection and dismantling summary