Scaffold Safety Awareness
An appreciation of scaffold, its application, use, limitations and inspection requirements is an onerous task for those new to the industry.
The object of this course is to provide a level of competence for each delegate, promoting an understanding of legal obligations, an appreciation of the risks associated with working at height, the ability to identify different types of scaffolding, their use, limitations, inspection and record keeping requirements.
This course does not provided competency to perform scaffold insepctions
- Understanding the Working at Height Regulations 2005 as amended in 2007.
- Types of Scaffolding and their Use
- Selecting Appropriate Equipment
- Risk Perception
- Inspection Requirements
The course is suited for all users as an introduction to scaffolding and the related safety precautions that come with the use of scaffolds.
With falls from height amongst the biggest causes of major workplace accidents it is important that everyone on site has an understanding of the safety precautions to be taken when using scaffolds.