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ZGT-99 Scaffold Awareness

To give attendees up-to-date knowledge of how to safely assess, monitor, manage and control scaffolding operations on site to ensure that cost-effective and safe scaffolding works are undertaken by scaffolding contractors.

Key Features

Course Duration1 day

Instructor Ratio8:1

Certification3 years

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Who's it For?

This course is for directors, managers, safety advisors, supervisors and others with little or no scaffolding experience who may arrange, organise and control scaffolding operations on their sites.

What's Included?

  • Introduction and case studies
  • Why scaffolds collapse. Recent accidents and incidents
  • The need for safe scaffolding
  • Pre-contract planning for scaffolding
  • The client’s brief, risk assessment, method statement and rescue plans
  • Scaffold design (When is it required?)
  • TG20 overview
  • Selecting a scaffolding contractor
  • Scaffolders’ training and qualifications to ensure competence
  • Scaffolder safe working practices
  • Collective fall prevention, the scaffolders safe zone and SG4
  • Statutory scaffold inspection
  • Handover certificate
  • Scaffold tagging
  • An Inspector Calls DVD – Safe Use of Scaffolding
  • Access to and from scaffolding I Drilled anchor ties
  • Asbestos
  • HSE view
  • Scaffolding supervision and control
  • Monitoring scaffolding operations on site
  • Questions/answers session
  • Practical scaffold inspection and reporting theory test paper

Any Requirements?

There are no requirements for this course.

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