Cal Scaffold Use for Construction

Level: Intermediate
Duration: 0 Hours 30 Minutes
Course ID: MOOD433
CEUs:
$35.00

In the State of California, construction workers must adhere to specific Division of Occupational Safety and Health (DOSH), often called Cal/OSHA, guidelines when erecting, using, and disassembling scaffolding. Additionally, erection and dismantling of scaffolding must be performed under the direction of Qualified Persons to ensure the safety of their users. In Cal Scaffold Use for Construction, participants will receive intermediate-level CA scaffold training that they can apply in the field within just 30 minutes via an intuitive online format.

NOTE: This course is based on Cal/OSHA regulations for all construction professionals employed in the state. For those working outside California, please consult our courses based on federal OSHA regulations.

Scaffolding allows construction professionals to reach their worksites quickly and easily. Although these temporary structures are convenient, proper scaffold use requires adequate training to ensure user safety. This course covers many important topics, including:

  • Scaffold use
  • Assembly and disassembly
  • Cal/OSHA standards and permit requirements, such as Title 8 CCR 1635.1-1667
  • Scaffold erection by a Qualified Person(s)
  • Safety training
  • Scaffold inspection

This course was designed for construction workers based in California who work with or around scaffolding in the course of their job duties, including:

  • Workers
  • Supervisors
  • Foremen

If you have any concerns as to whether this course is appropriate for you or your industry, please browse our full selection of Online Courses and Safety Packs, call 800-971-1080, or Contact Us online.

Once participants complete this course, they will gain accident prevention skills that they can apply when working with or near scaffolding. For example, they will become familiar with the Cal/OSHA permit requirements for scaffolds, understand how scaffolds are erected, inspected, safely accessed, and disassembled, and learn more about the qualifications of the workers who assemble them. Plus, they will understand local standards and safety orders governing scaffold use.

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