Authorized User/Inspector Scaffolding Safety Course for Competent Persons
|DURATION:||Approximately 6 hours|
|CONTINUING EDUCATION:||0.5 CEUs, 5 contact hours|
|COURSE ACCESS TIME:||60 days|
|REGULATIONS SATISFIED:||29 CFR 1926.450 Subpart L|
|PREREQUISITES:||None. This meets the OSHA regulations.|
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Subjects: ENGLISH COURSES OSHA Safety Courses
Price: US $89.00
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A scaffold is a temporary structure to enable to work at height and provide safety to workmen. Scaffolds are mainly required during construction activities, operation, maintenance, planned shutdown activities and on many other works at height activities. A strong and rigid structural support in the form of a stable scaffold is a necessity to safeguard required safety.
WHY IS SCAFFOLDING TRAINING IMPORTANT?
According to the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), scaffold-related accidents result in roughly 60 deaths and 4,500 injuries every year. Falls from scaffolds account for roughly 25% of fatal falls from all working surfaces. Approximately 60 people die every year as a result of scaffold-related accidents.
This OSHA scaffolding certification course is designed for anyone who works on or around scaffolds, including personnel involved in assembling, disassembling, moving, operating, repairing, maintaining, and/or inspecting scaffolds. Identification and selection of required scaffold components for a particular scaffold calls for knowledge of scaffold materials. Scaffold being a temporary structure and scaffold building is a complex activity, it requires skilled, experienced and competent workforce to prevent accidents. To maintain all safety standards for scaffolding management system proper training by qualified, certified, skilled and experienced trainer is the only solution. Safety training may help prevent serious injury in the workplace and save lives. This online certification course meets the requirements set forth by OSHA for construction scaffolding training.
WHO SHOULD TAKE THIS CLASS?
Scaffolding training is essential for industries such as:
- Window Cleaning
- Building Inspections
- Film, TV and Theatre
WHAT REQUIREMENTS DOES THIS COURSE SATISFY?
This Scaffold Safety Course satisfies the requirements found in 29 CFR 1926.450-454. This course will fulfill initial training and refresher training for employees in the general and construction industry who will be building, designing or using different types of scaffolds. After completing this course, you will receive certification in compliance with OSHA requirements and regulations. This course will cover the following topics:
- Types of scaffolds commonly used
- OSHA requirements related to scaffolds
- How to use scaffolds safely
- Identifying potential hazards associated with scaffolds
- List important safety measures to follow when working on a scaffold
What to Expect in your online Scaffold Training
Before beginning your course, you may have a few questions regarding course specifications. Below, you can find information regarding your course, starting with the topics you can expect to be covered in the course materials. We also go over how to complete this course successfully, deadlines, the grading policy, objectives and certification.
The structure and objectives of this online OSHA Scaffold safety training course are centered around the requirements outlined in the OSHA Scaffold regulations 29 CFR 1926.450-454. As a result of successfully completing this training course students will be able to do the following:
- List the regulations regarding scaffold erection and use.
- Identify the components of a basic scaffold.
- Describe the basic rules for scaffold use.
- Describe the duties of the Competent Person and the Qualified Person.
- List the hazards associated with scaffold use.
- Describe the components of a rolling or mobile scaffold.
- List the general information regarding scaffolds.
- Describe the limitations of scaffold types.
- List the various types of prohibited scaffold types for California.
- Describe the rules pertaining to the base, structure, planking, guardrails, access and structural stability of various types of scaffolds.
- Demonstrate the inspection process conducted by Competent Persons
Modules Summary & Training Outline
Module 1 – Introduction to scaffolding & Objectives
Module 2 – Why scaffolding is so important
Module 3 – Regulations
Module 4 – Definitions
Module 5 – Types of Scaffolds
Module 6 – Basic Rules for Scaffold use
Module 7 – Scaffold Inspections & examples
Module 8 – Inspection reports, checklists, summary and final exam
No prerequisite courses are needed to enroll in this interactive training class. Students may have to complete review sections along the way and a final exam at the end of the course. You will need a computer, cell phone or iPad with internet access and an email account. All course materials are available within the scaffold safety training course. This is a PowerPoint with an audio presentation and will take approximately two hours to complete.
You must score at least 75% on the final examination to pass this course. This exam has true or false questions and multiple-choice questions. You can take this exam three times to obtain a passing score before needing to re-enroll in the course.
Course Schedule and Deadlines
You can complete this course at your own pace within 60 days. After a month has passed, you will need to sign up for the course again to obtain your certification. After passing the final exam, you will immediately receive a PDF certificate.
Accreditation, Certification and CEUs
Your certification for scaffold safety training will arrive via email. You can download and share this document with your employer as needed. This course will also provide five contact hours for continuing education training or 0.5 CEUs.
Why Choose Hazmat School?
Whether you are a construction worker, roofer, window cleaner or building inspector you might need to take scaffolding training. You need to comply with OSHA’s Scaffolding standards to promote a safe workplace and maximize safety for yourself and others.
At Hazmat School, we proudly offer an in-depth Scaffold Safety Training course that will cover all the principles related to scaffolds in order to reduce workplace injuries, fines and citations. After completion, you will feel confident that you and your team will be able to apply course knowledge to everyday on-the-job experiences.
Choosing to enroll in our Scaffolding training course provides you:
- Convenience: You can access your course materials whenever it’s convenient for you to do so. You can complete the course in one sitting or multiple.
- Resources: Students can reach out to an experienced remote instructor 24/7. Our instructors are consistent with OSHA requirements for authorized trainers.
- Certification: Upon finishing this course, you will obtain an OSHA certification detailing your successful completion.
- Unlimited access: Your course materials are entirely virtual, and you can access them anywhere with an internet or data connection. You can choose where you would like to work and have the availability to access your course at any time within your 60 days of enrollment.
Hazmat School provides quality OSHA training at the lowest price. You can choose to take our courses on your own or take advantage of our government and group discounts to offer your employees the training they need at the most reasonable price.
Register for our Scaffolding Training Today
Hazmat School provides quality training to promote safe work spaces and knowledgeable employees. We offer affordable courses and high-quality learning experiences, and our professional instructors are always available to help as you work through your materials.
Enroll in our OSHA Scaffolding Safety training course and earn your Scaffolding certification. If you have any questions, give us a call at 877-OSHA-NOW (674-2669) or send us a message. We look forward to hearing from you soon!
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