Scaffold User

Purpose of the course:

The purpose of this course of instruction is to provide scaffold users with the regulations, safety guidelines and procedures needed to recognize the hazards of the use of frame, rolling towers, tube & clamp, and system scaffolding and to understand the procedures to control or eliminate those hazards.  Satisfactory achievement of the course objectives will assist you in satisfying the OSHA’s training requirements as defined in 29 CFR 1926.454.

Terminal Objectives:

Demonstrate a thorough knowledge of the hazards associated with scaffold use by the following:

Given:             Incomplete statements on OSHA regulations and the safe use of frame,  rolling tower, tube & clamp, and system types of scaffolds.

You will:          Complete the statements by selecting the term or phrase that makes each statement valid.

How Well: Achieve a score of 100% on the Knowledge Check.   

Enabling Objectives:  After completion of this Learning Guide you will be able to:          

  • Specify the major elements of OSHA regulation 29CFR1926.454, Training Requirements for scaffold users.
  • Determine the Basic Elements of a Safe Scaffold Platform for Frame, Rolling Towers, Tube & Clamp and System Scaffold.
  • Determine the nature of Fall Hazards and the use of Fall Protection Equipment on Frame, Rolling Towers, Tube & Clamp and System Scaffolds.
  • Determine the nature of Falling Object Hazards and the use of Falling Object Protection on Frame, Rolling Towers, Tube & Clamp and System Scaffolds.
  • Determine the nature of Electrical Hazards the use of Electrical hazard protection of Frame, Rolling Towers, Tube & Clamp and System Scaffold.
  • Determine the nature of Material Handling Hazards and proper Material Handling on Frame, Rolling Towers, Tube & Clamp and System Scaffold.
  • Determine the nature of Overloading Hazards and the maximum intended Load Carrying Capacities of Frame, Rolling Towers, Tube & Clamp and System Scaffold.
  • Determine the Prohibited User Actions for Frame, Rolling Towers, Tube & Clamp and System Scaffold.

Course Duration: One day (8 hours)