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Scaffold Competent Person Training

Purpose

OSHA defines a Competent Person as one who is capable of identifying existing and predictable hazards in the surroundings or working conditions which are unsanitary, hazardous, or dangerous to employees, and who has authorization to take prompt corrective measures to eliminate them. Participants will be presented with the information needed to become a Competent Person in the area of Scaffolding.

Topics

  • Fall Hazards
  • Falling Object Protection
  • Erecting, Maintaining & Disassembling Fall Protection Systems
  • Electrical Hazards
  • Maximum intended loads
  • Load-Carrying capacities
  • Material Handling
  • Competent Person requirements