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Inspection of scaffolds

Course Title Inspection of scaffolds
Course Duration To enable the delegates to be fully aware of the various types of scaffold, their uses and construction, faults most commonly encountered and to carry out statutory inspections and completion of reports on basic scaffolds and aluminium access towers.
Target Group engineers, Supervisors, Operatives, or any person(s) who erects, dismantles or inspects , as part of their working duties are the desired applicants to attend the Scaffold Safety Inspection Training Course.
Course Description To enable the delegates to be fully aware of the various types of scaffold, their uses and construction, faults most commonly encountered and to carry out statutory inspections and completion of reports on basic scaffolds and aluminium access towers.
Course topics (brief) Applicable legislation, HSE recommendations, BSEN12811 part 1 and industry standards, including TG20:13 and SG4:15.
• Working platforms and their safe working loads.
• Scaffold systems including; independent tied scaffolds, system scaffolds and mobile aluminium towers.
• Safe access and egress.
• The inspection of all types of scaffold (independent, putlog, mobile and static towers).
• Statutory Inspections and completion of reports also incorporating handover certificates and manufacturers’ instructions for basic towers.
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