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A Guide to Safe Scaffolding

OnDemand Webinar (85 minutes)

Know OSHA's standards for construction scaffolding and the common hazards to be aware of.The very presence of scaffolding at a jobsite creates a hazardous work environment. Falls, falling objects and structure instability are all dangerous possibilities and pose a threat to safety in the workplace. This topic helps identify common hazards of scaffolding and how to identify competent persons for scaffolding inspection. It will further examine OSHA's standards for construction scaffolding and how to make working on or around scaffolding safer.


Edwin G. Foulke Jr., Fisher & Phillips LLP



• Definitions

• OSHA Requirements

Common Hazards of Scaffolding

• Definition of Competent Person

• Inspections

• Tagging

Methods of Fall Protection for Scaffolds

• Guard Rails

• Personal Fall Arrest Systems

Protection From Other Hazards

• Falling Objects Protection

• Overhead Power Lines

• Inadequate Support

Safe Scaffold Construction