Basic Scaffolding Inspection

Basic Scaffolding Inspection

Course Objectives
Employers must ensure that no person engages in any activity (including Organisation, Planning and Supervision) in relation to working at height or work equipment for such work unless they are competent to do so, or, if being trained, is supervised by a competent person.
This 2-Day Basic Scaffolding Inspection Course will give delegates an appreciable training in the basic skills, techniques and record keeping of scaffolding inspections.
Target participants: Managers, Supervisors and operatives who are responsible for inspecting scaffolds and completing reports in accordance with statutory regulations.
Topics:
  • Scaffolding terminology
  • Relevant regulations, codes of practice & guidance docs
  • Reading scaffold drawings
  • Tubes, fittings & boards
  • Couplers, braces & ties
  • Independent tied scaffolds
  • Birdcage scaffolds
  • Putlog scaffolds
  • Various types of systems scaffolds
  • Mobile, static & loading towers
  • Beams & Bridging beams
  • Safety ladder access & egress
  • Preventing falls in scaffolding ¬†& falsework
  • Safety nets & harnesses
  • Public protection
  • Foundations
  • Chutes, temporary roofs
  • How to carry out a scaffold inspection
  • Scaffolders training & working methods
  • Sample inspection sheets
  • Use of checklists
  • Practical inspection by delegates