Erecting Scaffolding Safely Course
This short online course is designed for employers who need to train up staff to use and erect scaffolding on-site.
Topics covered include:
planning for erecting and dismantling scaffolding up to 4 metres
regulatory and legislative requirements pertaining to erecting and dismantling restricted height scaffolding
safe work procedures related to erecting and dismantling restricted height scaffolding including job safety analysis (JSA) and safe work method statement (SWMS), risk control measures and equipment, including:
signage and barricades
expected loadings on scaffolding and supporting structures
site access and egress routes.
selecting and checking plant, tools and equipment and rectifying or reporting faults
establishing footings for scaffolding up to 4 metres
erecting and dismantling scaffolding up to 4 metres in accordance with regulations, planned risk prevention and control measures, acceptable safe work practices and manufacturers’ specifications
inspecting critical structural and safety areas of scaffolding for damage, corrosion and wear
checking current use of scaffolding for compliance with type of scaffolding equipment
cleaning, checking, maintaining and storing scaffolding equipment
The course can be completed at any time on-demand, and is self-paced.
Duration: 2 hours
Students must have a internet connected device such as a tablet, smart-phone, laptop or PC.