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Control measure
Assess and monitor stability: Scaffolding

TRAINING SPECIFICATION

Knowledge and understanding

Control measure element Learning outcome

Assess and monitor stability: Scaffolding

Understand:  

  • The hazards associated with working near to scaffolding 
  • The different types of scaffolding 
  • The available specialist advice on the structural stability of scaffolding 
  • How scaffolding tags and written records may be used to gather appropriate information  
  • How to assess the safety of scaffolding and the visual indicators to determine the status of scaffolding

Practical application

Control measure element Learning outcome

Assess and monitor stability: Scaffolding

Demonstrate the ability to:  

  • Identify the purpose and type of the scaffolding 
  • Assess and monitor the stability of scaffolding  
  • Position appropriate cordons in relation to scaffolding 
  • Request appropriate specialist advice to assess the structural stability of scaffolding