Basic Competent Person training including overview of the 25 types of scaffolds in the OSHA regulations, and coverage of the OSHA requirements. It also covers recommended assembly procedures.
It is primarily classroom with walk by discussion of actual scaffold displays. The course agenda follows the manual including step by step assembly instructions and inspection checklists.
This first module is excellent for Competent Inspectors. It is the prerequisite for all other modules.
Consists of practical hands-on erection and dismantling of several types of of frame, tube & coupler, and "system" scaffolds.
Covers scaffold design & loading, including how to determine what size scaffold is needed, how to do scaffold drawings, how to calculate the scaffold material required, and how to calculate the weights on the scaffold planks, bearers, couplers, and posts (leg load).
It also covers typical manufacturers allowable loading.
This course does not include Module Four powered suspended scaffolds or Module Five advanced hands on.