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Scaffolding for the Competent Person

Course Description: Scaffolding for the Competent Person course ensures that participants will receive all of the proper training pursuant to OSHAs requirement of Competent Persons for this standard 29 CFR 1926.451 1926.451. This course will go beyond the basic awareness level of introductory courses and into details necessary when learning not just how to protect yourself, but what it takes to create a safe working environment for those you may be responsible for.

Who Should Attend? Competent Person training is an OSHA requirement for every job site. If you or your company do any kind of work at heights, and use scaffolds, this course should be part of your safety training.

Benefits of the Course: This course is developed an extensive course to expound OSHAs five most serious scaffold hazards: falling objects, falls, unsafe access, scaffold collapse, and electrocutions. Subsequently, to gain deeper knowledge and skills be certified and/or designated as competent person.

Course Content: �

Competent Person Responsibilities

Hazard Recognition/Control


Scaffold Types

Scaffold Requirements

Safe Practice Usage

Fall Protection



Emergency Response/Rescue

Course Assessment: �

Paper Assessment

Practical Assessment

Course Duration

: 1 day, 6-8 hours


: Level 2


: Successful completion of the course shall be awarded IADC-USA completion certificate.

Scaffolding for the competent person  
Scaffolding for the competent person