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Safe Management of Scaffolding Operations (SMSO)

Duration:   1 day

Attendees:   Managers & operational staff

Objectives:   To provide attendees with sufficient awareness and knowledge to adequately manage scaffolding operations from conception to completion.

  •  Introduction & Welcome

  • Course Scope, Aims & Objectives

  • Pre-contract Planning for Scaffolding Operations

  • Industry Performance Standards

  • Design & Temporary Works Management

  • Choosing a scaffolding contractor & capability assessment

  • Scaffolder competence, training and qualifications

  • Scaffolding Terminology

  • Safe working practices (fall prevention, manual handling, ties & stability)

  • Scaffolding Supervision, control and monitoring (QSCL Support)

  • Safe use of scaffolding (Applications, Loading, Handling bulk materials, in and out of service

  • Scaffold Inspection, handover and inspection records

  • Use of scaffolding tagging systems

  • Signage

  • Practical inspection exercise

  • Multiple choice test paper

  • Review, summary, feedback & close

Validity: 3 Year Refresher

Certification:  Certificate of Attendance

Unit 4-5

Grove Mill Industrial Park

Grove Lane



BB12 8DN


0330 133 9332


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