Scaffold Safety Inspection
- Who Attends
Engineers, Supervisors, Operatives, or any person(s) who erects, dismantles or inspects steel tube and fitting scaffolds and mobile aluminium access towers, as part of their working duties are the desired applicants to attend the Scaffold Safety Inspection Training Course.
- The Aim
To enable the delegates to be fully aware of the various types of scaffold, their uses and construction, faults most commonly encountered and to carry out statutory inspections and completion of reports on basic scaffolds and aluminium access towers.
- Course Content
• Applicable legislation, HSE recommendations, BSEN12811 part 1 and industry standards, including TG20:13 and SG4:15.
• Working platforms and their safe working loads.
• Scaffold systems including; independent tied scaffolds, system scaffolds and mobile aluminium towers.
• Safe access and egress.
• The inspection of all types of scaffold (independent, putlog, mobile and static towers).
• Statutory Inspections and completion of reports also incorporating handover certificates and manufacturers' instructions for basic towers.
By the end of the training course delegates will be able to:
• Understand the requirements of the relevant legislation including; EN12811 part 1 (TG20:13,) British Standards and HSE recommendations for inspecting scaffold systems.
• Identify the safe working loads for working platforms.
• Differentiate between various scaffold systems and for what purpose they should be used.
• Adopt a safe working practice for the use of ladders for access and egress.
• Appreciate the safe erection, alteration and dismantling procedures as laid out in SG4:15.
• Carry out statutory inspections of all types of basic scaffolds and mobile towers.
A mix of theoretical and classroom based studies including, syndicate exercises in the inspection of basic scaffolding. In order to pass the course, delegates will need to successfully complete a post-course assessment paper.
- Additional Info
Delegates should provide their own personal protective clothing in a clean and working order, which includes safety helmets, protective gloves, hi vis and safety footwear.
Delegates should provide a passport photograph on the day of training for production of ID Cards.
Delegates should inform their trainer if they have any serious health issues, physical problems, special considerations or are taking any medication, which may create difficulties in undertaking elements of this training course.
For training held at your own location, please ensure that the classroom you make available has a 240v power supply and is a suitable size for the number of delegates attending. Please ensure that the practical area has been risk assessed, is free from harm and is suitable for training. A suitable scaffold and aluminium tower should also be available for the practical exercises.
- Miscellaneous Info
Start time: 08:45End time: 17:00
- Dates & Locations