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Scaffolding – Competent Person


Safety Solutions and Supply’s comprehensive Scaffolding for the Competent Person Course is an 8 hour course that covers all of the training as required by CFR 1926.451 and other areas to assure the safety of your employees affected. This program provides training on the hazards and procedures of setting up, dismantling and inspecting of scaffolds as defined under 29 CFR 1926 Subpart L. Key components of the program include:

  • Overview of the regulations
  • Erection and dismantling controls
  • Fall protection requirements
  • Access methods and requirements
  • Structural considerations of design
  • Recognition of specialty scaffolds

Safety Solutions and Supply is the premier training provider in developing your staff for the hazards of Scaffolding. The Scaffolding – Competent person course is designed to qualify and recertify workers. Our staff of professional trainers can either come to your site or provide training at our state of the art training center located in Central Florida.

What does OSHA require with regard to Scaffolding – Competent Person?

Per OSHA 1926.454(a), the employer shall have each employee who performs work while on a scaffold trained by a person qualified in the subject matter to recognize the hazards associated with the type of scaffold being used and to understand the procedures to control or minimize those hazards. The training shall include the following areas, as applicable:

  • The nature of any electrical hazards, fall hazards and falling object hazards in the work area
  • The correct procedures for dealing with electrical hazards and for erecting, maintaining, and disassembling the fall protection systems and falling object protection systems being used
  • The proper use of the scaffold, and the proper handling of materials on the scaffold;
  • The maximum intended load and the load-carrying capacities of the scaffolds used
  • Any other pertinent requirements of this subpart.

The employer shall have each employee who is involved in erecting, disassembling, moving, operating, repairing, maintaining, or inspecting a scaffold trained by a competent person to recognize any hazards associated with the work in question. The training shall include the nature of scaffold hazards, The correct procedures for erecting, and the disassembling, moving, operating, repairing, inspecting, and maintaining the type of scaffold in question, and the design criteria, maximum intended load-carrying capacity and intended use of the scaffold;

Safety Solutions Training Programs and Facilities:

Safety Solutions and Supply has built a state of the art training center in Mulberry, Florida, located on Highway 60 accessible to both Tampa and Orlando.  Our Gonzales Louisiana Facility is conveniently located right off Interstate 10.  Our state of the art facilities and our subject matter experts will ensure that your employees receive the most current training message and that the message is comprehended with regard to real world situations.  Safety Solutions and Supply’s NCCER ICTP certified instructors will also perform training on specific locations based on your program needs.  Call today to schedule your training.

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