Scaffolding Safety

Course Description

Identify basic scaffold hazards as required by OSHA’s revised scaffold standard-Subpart L. This course is not intended as training for erectors/dismantlers, nor will it certify competent persons or qualified persons.

Course ID: EST 7000P
Course Format: Classroom, Online

Important Course Information

Are you approved for VA Education Benefits?  The certificate program associated with this course, if offered in classrom format and on the Atlanta campus, is approved for VA Education Benefits. Details and eligible programs can be viewed from this link.

Available Classroom Sections

Start Date End Date Registration Deadline Format Location Cost CRN
Section Details Sep 10, 2018 Sep 10, 2018 Monday, September 10, 2018 - 19:59 Classroom Savannah, Georgia $270 18001
Section Details Oct 22, 2018 Oct 22, 2018 Monday, October 22, 2018 - 23:59 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $270 18032

Available Online Sections

Access Begins Access Ends Registration Deadline Format Cost CRN
Section Details Jan 1, 2018 Jun 30, 2018 Jun 1, 2018 Online $270 18520
View previous sections
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CRN Start date End date Format Location Cost
14234 Jul 29, 2014 Aug 15, 2014 Online $245
14083 Oct 27, 2014 Oct 27, 2014 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $245
15027 Feb 10, 2015 Feb 27, 2015 Online $270
15025 Apr 27, 2015 Apr 27, 2015 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $270
15739 Jul 1, 2015 Dec 20, 2015 Online $270
15026 Oct 26, 2015 Oct 26, 2015 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $270
16215 Jan 1, 2016 Jun 30, 2016 Online $270
16100 Apr 25, 2016 Apr 25, 2016 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $270
16212 Jul 1, 2016 Dec 20, 2016 Online $270
16101 Oct 24, 2016 Oct 24, 2016 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $270

Who Should Attend

Scaffold users, foremen, superintendents, project engineers, job-site competent persons, job-site safety coordinators and others involved in the construction industry

How You Will Benefit

  • Recognize the hazards and causes of hazards commonly associated with work around scaffolds.

  • Be aware of common scaffold-related accidents.

  • Understand the general OSHA requirements for scaffold safety.

  • Understand the correct procedures and controls necessary to minimize the hazards.

Content

  • Fall hazards

  • Personal fall arrest systems

  • Scaffold access

  • Struck by falling objects hazards

  • Electrocution hazards

  • Scaffold collapse hazards

  • Review of general requirements for supported and suspended scaffolds

  • Overview of additional requirements for specific types of scaffolds

  • Scaffold training requirements

For Course-Related Questions

Please contact the course administrator: Myrtle Turner Harris, Ph.D., MPH, CET

Technology Requirements

Verify you meet the minimum technology requirements for this section.