Global Horizon Skills

Alluminium Scaffolding

PRE-REQUISITE

A knowledge of scaffolding is desirable but not essential.

COURSE DURATION

One Day.

MAXIMUM NUMBER

12 persons.

TRAINING AIDS

Lecture notes, practical demonstration and practice.

ASSESSMENT

A theoretical and practical test based on the course content.

CERTIFICATION

On successful completion of this course delegates will receive a NETA Certificate.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Meeting the needs and expectations of service users is of the highest priority to our staff. Therefore if you have any concerns or wish to make a comment about the service please contact: info@NETA.co.uk

COURSE OBJECTIVES

  • A good working knowledge and appreciation of the various types of mobile tower scaffolds.
  • A sound knowledge and appreciation of the principals involved in the erection, dismantling or movement of mobile tower scaffolds.
  • An understanding of all the statutory regulations and Health and safety aspects relating to Mobile Tower Scaffolds, with particular reference to Section 8 of the Health and Safety and Welfare Act 1996.
  • A knowledge and understanding of BS 1139 as applied to mobile tower scaffolding.

COURSE SYLLABUS

  • Introduction to NETA.
  • Domestic and safety requirements and arrangements.
  • An explanation and understanding of the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 and the Health and Safety and Welfare Act 1996 and their relevance to Mobile Tower Scaffolding.
  • An appreciation of HD 1004 and its application and objectives in relation to Mobile Tower Scaffolds.

THE COURSE WILL ALSO ADDRESS AND CONSIDER THE FOLLOWING TOPICS:

  • Types of tower scaffolds
  • Regulations and Codes of Practice
  • Tower stability
  • Use of outriggers and stabilisers
  • The causes of accidents associated with towers
  • Safe use of towers
  • An understanding of manufacturer’s instructions
  • Practical erection, movement and dismantling of tower scaffold
  • Written and practical test

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