Working at height with scaffolding accounts for some of the top most cited OSHA safety violations. This training will help workers identify scaffolding hazards, describe the duties of a “Competent Person,” summarize basic scaffold requirements, use fall protection and guardrails, and explain worker training requirements.
This course bundle includes the following bite-sized, mobile-ready courses:
Understanding Scaffolding Types
Identify characteristics of the four main categories of scaffold
Scaffold Fall Protection
Summarize basic fall protection requirements for scaffolds. Describe scaffold safe work practices to prevent falls from height.
Scaffolding: Safe Work Practices
List the five most common scaffolding hazards. Explain safe work practices for working on or around scaffolding.
PPE: Intro to Personal Fall Protection (PFAS)
Identify fall protection PPE requirements. Describe the basic elements of three types of fall protection PPE.
When Falls Happen
Explain ways to help reduce injury from a fall and describe steps to take if a fall injury occurs.
Planking, Footings, & Base
Summarize basic scaffolding platform requirements. Describe basic safety considerations for scaffold footings and base.
Capacity, Deflection, & Height
Explain the importance of Capacity, Deflection, and Height in scaffold safety. Summarize the calculations for safe scaffold Capacity, Deflection, and Height.