This course covers the requirements for safe construction and use of scaffolding using OSHA’s construction scaffold standards as a guide. Course topics include hazards associated with scaffold design, assembly, disassembly and use, types of scaffolds, determining scaffold capacity, employee qualifications and training and maintenance, repair and inspection requirements. Students will participate in workshops to reinforce concepts of safe scaffolding. Upon course completion students will have the ability to identify the types of scaffolds and their components, determine safe assembly, use, and disassembly and recognize common violations of OSHA standards.
May 9–11, 2022
8:00 am to 4:00 pm | Monday–Wednesday
Please note, all attendees will be required to follow safety protocols as instructed to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
WHAT TO BRING:
This class includes several hands-on workshops. Students attending the course will need to bring:
- Safety shoes
- Safety glasses
Directions and Accommodations
Parking is free in the Sheet Metal Institute parking lot.
From the Portland Airport:
Follow NE Airport Way south for 6.5 miles, this turns into NE 181st Avenue. Pass under I-84, and turn right at the next intersection onto NE San Rafael Street. Turn right onto NE 178th Avenue, and then turn left into the Sheet Metal Institute parking lot.
From Downtown Portland:
Follow I-84 east. Take Exit #13. Turn right onto NE 181st Avenue. Turn right at the next intersection onto NE San Rafael Street. Turn right onto NE 178th Avenue, and then turn left into the Sheet Metal Institute parking lot.