Scaffold Safety

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Duration: 25 Minutes      Language: English

Recommended For:

  • All workers who are involved in erecting, disassembling, moving, operation, repairing, maintaining or inspecting a scaffold.

Topics Covered:

  • Identify common types of supported and suspended scaffolds.

  • Identify who is qualified to design, construct and inspect scaffolds.

  • Identify the key design and construction requirements for scaffolds including the maximum intended load.

  • Identify the hazards posed by working on scaffolds, including instability or collapse, falls, being struck by falling objects, overloading and electrocution.

  • Identify the requirements and controls that protect against falls, falling objects and electrical hazards.

  • Identify conditions that prohibit scaffold use.

  • Identify inspection criteria for scaffolds.

Course Benefits:

  • Knowledge of scaffolding hazards and safety practices.

  • Certificate of Completion.

  • Examination record available for employer.


  • 29 CFR Part 1926, Subpart L, Scaffolds.

  • 1926.451 – General Requirements.

  • 1926.452 – Additional requirements applicable to specific types of scaffolds.

  • 1926.454 – Scaffolds: Training Requirements.

  • Appendix A – Scaffold Specifications.

  • Appendix B – Criteria for determining the feasibility of providing safe access and fall protection for scaffold erectors and dismantlers.

  • Appendix C – List of consensus standards: Scaffolds.

  • Appendix D – Training topics for scaffolding erectors and dismantlers.

  • Appendix E – Drawings and Illustrations.

  • 29 CFR Part 1910, Subpart D, Walking and Working Surfaces.

  • 1910.28 – Safety requirements for scaffolding.

  • 1910.29 – Manually propelled ladder stands and scaffolds (towers).

  • Scaffolding & Access Industry Association (SAIA).

  • American National Standards Institute (ANSI) A-10.8 (1988) Scaffold Safety Standard for Construction.

  • ANSI / SSFI SC-100 (2005) Standard for Testing and Rating Scaffold Assemblies and Components.

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