The Scaffold User Guidelines for Construction course is an online safety course designed to teach the proper use of a scaffold. Because scaffolds are important when working above ground on a construction job site, as well as ladders, it is imperative that they are set up and used correctly. This intermediate safety course will cover specific hazards involved in their use so you will be made aware of the dangers of working with or around scaffolds. The course will also briefly cover the use of scissor lifts on the worksite.
OSHA Education School’s Scaffold User Guidelines for Construction safety course will familiarize participants with basic scaffold user safety, as well as potential scaffold hazards. Also addressed in the course are OSHA standards regarding materials and equipment, competent person inspection, and supported rolling scaffolds.
Above all else, the course puts a significant emphasis on the correct setup of scaffolds and hazards to avoid in order to mitigate potential risks. At a glance, course topics include the following:
Introduction to scaffold user guidelines
General safety on scaffolds
Scaffold load capacity
Scaffold erection standards