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.

SCHEDULE:

June 14–16, 2021
8:00 am to 4:00 pm | Monday–Wednesday

Please note that the class size is limited, and safety precautions to prevent the spread of COVID-19 will be followed strictly. All attendees will be required to follow safety protocols.

WHAT TO BRING:
This class includes several hands-on workshops. Students attending the course will need to bring:

  • Gloves
  • Hardhat
  • Safety shoes
  • Safety glasses

Location

Sheet Metal Institute
2379 NE 178th Ave
Portland, OR 97230
United States

Directions and Accommodations

PDF of Directions, Accommodations, and Map

Parking is free in the Sheet Metal Institute parking lot.

DRIVING DIRECTIONS:
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.