Duration: 2 (Custom Lengths Available)
Participants should include individuals required to perform the duties of scaffold erectors, dismantlers or users. This course prepares participants to recognize the hazards associated with the type of scaffold being used and understand the procedures to control these hazards. Emphasis and practical exercises will focus on Frame Scaffolding.
Introduction to Ladders
Scaffolding Components and Requirements
Hazard Identification, Recognition and Control
Procurement and Donning of PPE
Requirements for Design & Erection of Scaffolds: Qualified Erector / Training Requirements
Supports / Bracing Requirements
Access Points / Ladders / Stairwells / Ramps
Platform Requirements / Planking
Falling Objects Protection
Note: Participants must be physically fit and have no medical condition that would prevent participation in strenuous, physical activity and/or work at heights. Participants must possess good hand-eye co-ordination, a good sense of balance and have good physical strength (medically fit) with the ability to handle weights of upwards of 22 kg. Participants must bring Personal Protective Equipment.