OSHA states that the employer shall have each employee who is involved in erecting, disassembling, moving, operating, repairing, maintaining, or inspecting a scaffold trained by a competent person to recognize any hazards associated with the work in question. The training shall include the following topics, as applicable:
- The nature of scaffold hazards;
- The correct procedures for erecting, disassembling, moving, operating, repairing, inspecting, and maintaining the type of scaffold in question;
- The design criteria, maximum intended load-carrying capacity and intended use of the scaffold;
- Any other pertinent requirements of this subpart.
This class is excellent for Competent Inspectors.
Training Includes: Competent person training for frame, tube & coupler and system type scaffolds; Detailed coverage of the OSHA scaffold regulations; Recommended assembly procedures; Step by Step Assembly Instructions; and Scaffolding Inspection Checklist. It is the prerequisite for the Scaffolding Erection & Dismantling Course.
COST: $150/person, minimum of 8. Less than 8, $1200/day. Certificate and wallet card upon completion. Valid for 2 years