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Scaffolding “User” Course including Frame, Tube & Coupler & System Type Scaffolding (4 hr.) 

29 CFR 1926.450 through 1926.454.


Scaffolding can be dangerous to employees who are on or around it. Anytime an      employee leaves the ground, the risk of an incident is drastically more likely. 


This course is intended for any and all persons who use a scaffold to access their work. The training presented in this course is in accordance with the requirements set forth in OSHA 29 CFR 1926.454(a)(1-5).  

OSHA States that the employer shall have each employee who performs work while on a scaffold trained by a person qualified in the subject matter to recognize the hazards associated with the type of scaffold being used and to understand the procedures to control or minimize those hazards. The training shall include the following areas, as applicable: 

  1. The nature of any electrical hazards, fall hazards and falling object hazards in the work area; 

  2. The correct procedures for dealing with electrical hazards and for erecting, maintaining, and disassembling the fall protection systems and falling object protection systems being used; 

  3. The proper use of the scaffold, and the proper handling of materials on the scaffold; 

  4. The maximum intended load and the load-carrying capacities of the scaffolds used; and 5. Any other pertinent requirements of this subpart. The purpose of this course is to provide scaffold users with the OSHA regulations, safety guidelines and procedures needed to recognize the hazards associated with scaffolding and to understand the procedures to control and eliminate those hazards. 

  5. Any other pertinent requirements of this subpart.

Course topics include: 

Determine the basic elements of a safe platform; determine the nature of electrical hazards; fall hazards; falling object hazards; material handling hazards; overloading hazards and prohibited user actions for frame; rolling towers; tube & clamp & system type Scaffolds. Certificate upon completion.

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