Basic Scaffolding Inspection

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Whenever a worker leaves the ground, the risk of an accident occurring increases dramatically. The Work at Height Regulations requires that every employer shall ensure that no person engages in any activity in relation to working at height, or work equipment for use in such work unless they are competent to do so, or, if being trained, is supervised by a competent person.

Interactive Session of Basic Scaffolding Inspection

Learning Outcomes of Basic Scaffolding Inspection training

This Basic Scaffolding Inspection training program will help participants learn and improve upon the basic skills, techniques and record keeping of scaffolding inspections.

  • Introduction
  • Relevant Regulations and Codes of Practice
  • Fall Arrest Equipment
  • Tubes, Fittings and Boards
  • Safe ladder access and egress
  • Scaffolders training and working methods
  • Bracing and tying scaffolds
  • Fan boards and public protection
  • Mobile, Static and Loading Towers
  • Birdcage scaffolds
  • Beams and Bridging Beams
  • Various types of System Scaffolding
  • How to carry out a Scaffold Inspection
  • Scaffold Tagging systems
  • Scaffold inspection exercise

Who can take the Basic Scaffolding Inspection training?

This training is useful for Managers, Supervisors and Operatives who are responsible for inspecting scaffolds and completing reports in accordance with statutory regulations.

Benefits of Basic Scaffolding Inspection training

This training helps participants understand the dangers of working with scaffolds, and how these risks can be minimized by regular inspection and supervising the correct ways to erect, maintain, use scaffolding equipment.