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WACO Scaffold Training

Scaffold Training

User Awareness (SAIA Certification)
Competent Person Training (CPT)

OSHA Standard - Training Requirements - 1926.454 (b) (1-4) says:

Effective November 29, 1996, the employer shall have each employee who is involved in erecting, disassembling, moving, operating, repairing, maintaining, or inspecting scaffold trained by a competent person to recognize any hazards associated with the work in question.  The scaffold competent person training shall include the following topics, as applicable: 1) The nature of scaffold hazards, (2) The correct procedures for erecting, disassembling, moving, operating, repairing, inspecting, and maintaining the type of scaffold in question, (3) The design criteria maximum intended load carrying capacity and intended use of the scaffold, (4) Any other pertinent requirement of this subpart.


Course Title                                                             Class Duration                             Cost/Person     

Scaffold User Awareness (SAIA Certifications)             4 Hours                                    $350.00      

This course is designed to help the scaffold user recognize hazards on various types of scaffold. OSHA regulation 1926.454 (a) requires training for all employees who work from scaffolds and must include the following topics;

  1. Nature of electrical hazards, fall hazards and falling object hazards in the work area

  2. Procedures for dealing electrical hazards and for erecting, maintaining, and disassembling the fall protection systems and falling object protection systems being used

  3. The proper use of the scaffold including material handling on the scaffold

  4. The maximum intended load and load carrying capacities of the scaffold

  5. Any other pertinent items that apply to the type of scaffold being used

The SAIA is recognized as an industry leader in the development of scaffold standards and industry related best practices and they are in Alliance with OSHA. This accreditation is recognized throughout the USA, Canada and many other countries. The SAIA (Scaffold Access Industry Association) places a three-year expiration on this training.



Scaffold Competent Person Training (CPT)                    8 Hours                                   $400.00         


​Scaffold competent person training is available in all three major supported scaffold systems: frame scaffolds, systems scaffolds and tube and coupler scaffolds. This program is for scaffold erectors and covers the safety aspects regarding scaffold foundations, scaffold components, regulations, guardrail requirements fall protection, scaffold stabilization, and erection and dismantling procedures for scaffolds that exceed the height to base ratio. Scaffold competent person training online course has a three-year certification. We strive to ensure our Competent Person Training participants have the knowledge they need to follow the guidelines required for competent person requirements for their jobsite and company.

Call Your Waco Representative to Schedule Scaffold Competent Person Training Online
Volume Discounts May Apply

121 East 58th Ave., Denver, Colorado 80216-1304 303.297.9226

3345 Drennan Industrial Loop South, Colorado Springs, Colorado 80910  719.528.8484

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