to Scaffold Use in the Construction Industry
Michael A. White, P.E.
course based on an OSHA publication is designed for the newcomer as well as
the seasoned professional that just needs to "remember". It will review
the major guidelines published by OSHA dealing with the construction and use
It also highlights the programs and services that are available from OSHA that may be used to help promote the safe use of scaffolding.
This course includes a multiple-choice quiz at the end, which is designed to enhance the understanding of the course materials.
At the conclusion of this course, the student will:
This course is intended for engineers, architects, project managers, superintendents, company owners and anyone who works on or around scaffolding.
Benefit to Attendees
Completion of this course will give the student the basic tools he or she might need to begin to understand the proper and successful use of scaffolding in the construction industry. As always, formal hands on training is required before using scaffolding - a specific requirement explained in this course.
On many construction projects, be it residential, commercial or industrial, scaffolding has become a significant part and impacts many aspects of the project. As with any tool, understanding the benefits, limits and rules of use will help guarantee the success and accident free use of the scaffolding.
In this course, you are requested to study OSHA Publication 3150 A Guide to Scaffold Use in the Construction Industry (PDF File 2MK). You need to open or download this document to study this course.
often a major component of any construction project. Understanding the safe
use and implementation of properly designed and erected scaffold will help to
ensure a safe and successful project.
For additional information related to this subject, please visit the following websites or web pages:
Once you finish studying the above course content, you need to take a quiz to obtain the PDH credits.