Scaffolding Safety – Construction

Pre-Planning & Inspection

  • Learn about the steps to take before erecting scaffolding, including evaluating the site and guidelines for properly inspecting scaffolding components.

Erecting Scaffolding – Part 1

  • Learn about the requirements for erecting scaffolding
  • The importance of a proper foundation
  • Working near power lines
  • Load capacity
  • Using guys, ties, and braces
  • Platform construction

Erecting & Dismantling Scaffolding – Part 2

  • Learn about additional requirements for erecting scaffolding and for dismantling
  • Access Requirements
  • Guardrail Systems
  • Toeboards
  • Enclosed Scaffolds
  • Dismantling Procedures

Safe Work Practices

  • Learn about proper procedures to follow to reduce your chances of injury from the three main potential hazards associated with working on scaffolds
  • Slips and falls
  • Being struck by falling objects
  • Electrical hazards


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