Seminar Description:

This Scaffold Competent Person Seminar is intended for individuals designated as The Scaffold Competent Person, by their employer, to ensure scaffolds are erected properly and worked on safely.  This seminar will cover the OSHA Scaffold Standards, and is designed to provide participants with the essential knowledge and skills to effectively understand scaffold hazards and how to mitigate them.  This Seminar will also cover Residential Scaffold issues such as Pump Jack operations.

Seminar Objective:

This seminar is a hazard recognition seminar for scaffold users, foreman, superintendents, project engineers, jobsite competent persons, jobsite safety coordinators and others involved in the construction industry.

Seminar Topics:

General Requirements of Subpart L;

Responsibilities of The Scaffold Competent Person;

Five Major Hazards While Working on Scaffolds;

Hazards Related to Scaffold Erection and Use, Access, and Egress;

Supported Scaffolds;
Suspended Scaffolds;
Other Types of Scaffolds Covered by Subpart L;
Nature of Electrical Hazards, Fall Hazards, and Falling Object Hazards;

Personal Fall Arrest Systems;
Scaffold Training Requirements;

Total Hours: 4 Hours

There is an exam at the end of this seminar, which requires a minimum score of 70% or better to pass.  Upon successful seminar completion, participants will receive a certificate and a seminar completion card from Thomas Safety Solutions.  Call for pricing, specific topics needed, or if you need special scheduling.

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We have also combined our Scaffold Competent Person Seminar with our 6 hour Fall Protection Competent Person Seminar to bring you added value if you need to both.

Total Hours:  10 Hours

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  • Inspections and Duties of a Competent Person;

  • The Effects of Wind Forces on Scaffolds;

  • The Most Common OSHA Violations of Scaffolds;

  • Identify, Control and Correct Scaffold Hazards;

  • Safe Work Practices;

  • Falls and Falling Object Protection;

  • Definitions that Apply to Scaffolding;

  • Conventional Methods of Fall Protection;

  • Other Methods of Fall Protection;

  • Fall Arrest and Fall Restraint Systems;

  • Equipment Inspections and Maintenance;

  • Types and Components of a Properly Erected Scaffold;

  • The New Residential Fall Protection Directive;

  • Handling an OSHA Compliance Inspection at your Scaffolding site.

 And much, much more!

Be sure to check out all of our other safety and health training, including our 10 & 30 Hour OSHA, Fall Protection Competent Person, Excavation Competent Person, Confined Space Entry, Qualified Rigging, Qualified Crane Signaling, and more.

Thomas Safety Solutions provides services in Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Kentucky, West Virginia, Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Alabama, Louisiana, and Texas.


Contact Information:

Main Office                                                                      South Florida Office
1325 Church Street                                            3000 NW 43rd Terrace; Unit 102
Pierson, FL 32180-2650                                         Lauderdale Lakes, FL  33313

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