This course covers the requirements for safe construction and use of scaffolding using OSHA’s construction scaffold standards as a guide. Course topics include hazards associated with scaffold design, assembly, disassembly and use, types of scaffolds, determining scaffold capacity, employee qualifications and training and maintenance, repair and inspection requirements. Students will participate in workshops to reinforce concepts of safe scaffolding. Upon course completion students will have the ability to identify the types of scaffolds and their components, determine safe assembly, use, and disassembly and recognize common violations of OSHA standards.
Students who successfully complete the OSHA 3085 are eligible to attend the one day Scaffold Train-the-Trainer course. Find more information on the Scaffold Train-the-Trainer by clicking here.
Minimum student contact hours: 22
Course Includes: Student materials, lunch and refreshments
Course Time: 8:00 am – 4: 00 pm
Please note, you must pass the exam with an 80% or higher to attend the following Trainer Course.
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