Scaffolding Awareness - OSHA StandardsDownload as PDF
Scaffolding Awareness - OSHA Standards
LO1: Describe what a scaffold is and why it is used
LO2: Define the key terms used in the construction of scaffolds
LO3: Recognize the basic components of a scaffold
LO4: Describe the key elements of a scaffold
LO5: Identify the different types of scaffolding structures
LO6: List the basic tools used in the construction of a scaffold
LO7: List the requirements for access to scaffolds
LO8: Identify hazards associated with the use of scaffolding
LO9: Describe the PPE requirements for scaffolding
LO10: Identify the responsibilities of key personnel involved with scaffolding
LO11: Describe the use of the scafftags system
LO12: Describe the importance of scaffold inspections
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No prerequisites are required to sit this course.
The assessment is taken during the course and is within the expected duration.
The aim of this course is to give you an awareness of scaffolding components and procedures. You will learn about the basic tools used to construct scaffolds, the personal protective equipment required, the roles and responsibilities associated with scaffolding work, and the importance of inspections.
Employers should provide additional training when a new hazard/procedure/condition or piece of equipment is introduced into the workplace or “unscheduled” refresher training is recommended as directed to address inadequacies in knowledge and to address unsafe acts/deviations from procedures.