Scaffold Inspection

Suitable for -

Site operatives, supervisors and managers who are responsible for inspecting and checking scaffolding for safe use.

The aim of the course is -

This course is designed to provide candidates with the knowledge and practical skills to enable them to inspect scaffolding for safe use.

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Course Content

  • The Law – Regulations & Legislation (including: Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 & The Work at Height Regulations 2005)
  • Components of the scaffold
  • Statutory requirements
  • Identifying scaffolding equipment
  • Identifying faulty/damaged/missing components
  • How scaffold is formed
  • Types of scaffold
  • Scaffold Towers
  • CITB DVD – “Satisfied it’s safe”
  • CITB DVD – “Scaffold Inspection Toolkit – An inspector calls”
  • Loadings
  • Types of scaffold ties
  • Anchorage points
  • Access and egress
  • Inspection/Registers
  • Carrying out and recording scaffold inspections

The course is a mixture of theory and practical training / exercises.

Course Objectives -

On successful completion of this course, candidates will have an understanding of safety as it applies to Scaffold Inspection and fault finding in accordance with current legislation and sufficient knowledge and practical skills to enable them to inspect scaffolding for safe use.

Venue - On-site at clients’ premises

Duration - Half Day

Candidate Numbers - Up to 10 per course

Certification - ITS Certification

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