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Health & Safety for Scaffolds and Scaffolding Work

Health and Safety
Free Course

Learn more about construction safety for scaffolds and scaffolding.

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The course Health & Safety for Scaffolds and Scaffolding Work will teach you about scaffolds and scaffolding work and how they are important for construction work to have a safe, stable work platform.

The course begins by introducing you to scaffolds and how they are used for scaffolding work. You will learn about the duties and responsibilities different groups of people have when scaffolding work is being undertaken. You will learn about important steps that should be followed for ensuring that no one is exposed to health and safety risks.

Next, you will learn about a variety of different types of scaffolds. You will learn about their features and when they are used. You will also learn about scaffolds that are only used for specific purposes.

Finally, you will learn how to erect a scaffold safely to avoid any damages or injury. You will learn about control measures that are used for the tying of scaffolds. You will also learn about methods for anchoring scaffolds. You will learn about safe work practices that are used when dismantling scaffolds. You will learn common hazards and risk controls that can occur when performing scaffolding work.

This course will be of great interest to anyone who uses or plans to use scaffolds and scaffolding in the workplace.

Having completed this course you will be able to: - Describe duties different groups of people have when it comes to scaffolding work; - Identify the risk management steps to follow for using scaffolding; - Describe the features of different types of scaffold; - Describe scaffold used for specific purposes; - Describe methods of erecting a scaffold safely; - Describe the control measures for tying scaffolds; - Discuss methods of anchoring a scaffold.

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