Managing Scaffold Operations Safely

Scaffolding & Working at Heights Courses

Managing Scaffold Operations SafelyThe Managing Scaffold Operations Safely course provides delegates with the knowledge to manage and control scaffolding operations safely. The course can also be tailored to a client’s requirements and delivered as an in-house course.

How long is the Managing Scaffold Operations Safely course?
One day

Who should attend the Managing Scaffold Operations Safely course?
The course is designed for company managers, safety advisors, directors, site agents, contract supervisors and others of a similar role whose role involves them organising arranging and controlling scaffold operations onsite.

It is advised that the delegates who attend have some form of working knowledge of scaffolding before attending the course but this isn’t compulsory.

Course Content of the Managing Scaffold Operations Safely

The course will improve the delegates understanding in the below units:-

  • Introduction to the course
  • Course objectives & aims
  • Pre-contract planning of scaffolding operations
  • When is a scaffold design required?
  • TG20 Compliant sheets
  • The choosing of a scaffolding contractor
  • Scaffolders’ qualifications and training
  • Safe working practices
  • Safe use of a harness to SG4
  • Risk assessments and method statements
  • Selecting the most appropriate scaffold for the task
  • TG20 Basic scaffolds
  • Safe use of scaffolding
  • Scaffolding control and supervision
  • Scaffolding inspection
  • Handover certificates
  • Scaffold tagging systems
  • The monitoring of onsite scaffolding operations
  • Theory Examination
  • Summary of the course

Over the duration of the course, delegates will develop an understanding of; the current legislation, the current standards of work and the responsibilities of an employer and employee in relation to scaffolding operations. They will also learn about procedures relating to reporting, recordkeeping and inspecting of scaffolding operations.

Further Development

On completion of the training, delegates may want to attend a Construction Industry Scaffolders Record Scheme (CISRS) course. The below courses are designed to qualify the attendee to competently inspect a mobile tower or scaffold structure. Recommended courses include:



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