Professional Scaffold Erector – Technical Update


Professional Scaffold Erector – Technical Update

Course Synopsis: Designed for experienced scaffold erectors to provide updating to the latest national and local standards, regulations and technical requirements for supported scaffolding.

Rationale: Within the last 6 years, practically EVERY rule, regulation, standard and best practice for scaffolding in Canada has been either published or updated. In addition, most every scaffold brand supplier has updated or published a new Technical Manual for their products. It is critical that scaffolders who require certification renewal or who were trained PRIOR to 2012 be provided a Technical Update to the latest requirements.

Topics Covered:

  • CSA Standard Z797-14 – Code of Practice For Access Scaffolds
  • ANSI A10.8 – Scaffolding Safety Requirements
  • Provincial/Federal/State OH&S and OSHA Requirements
  • Scaffold Industry Best Practice Review
  • Site Specific Rules Review (where applicable)
  • Manufacturer’s Technical Manual Review (as applicable)
  • Scaffold Inspection Requirements
  • Scaffold Tagging and Documentation
  • Scaffold Load Calculations
    • Post Load Calculations
    • Ledger Load Calculations
    • Platform Load Calculations
  • Supported Scaffold Tying and Bracing Requirements
  • Scaffold Erector and User Fall Protection Requirements Review

Class Details: This is a fast moving 2 day training class. Course attendees will receive a full course manual with manufacturers technical documentation customized to their local scaffolding requirements.

This course is instructed by a Certified Scaffolding Instructor with 27 years experience in scaffolding and swingstages and has been training scaffolding since 1997.

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