Safety & Access

Scaffolding Appreciation Nottingham

Course Schedule


Course Overview


1 Day


Directors, Managers, Safety Advisors, Supervisors and others with little or no scaffolding experience who may arrange, organise and control scaffolding operations on their sites. 


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.


Introduction & Case Studies.

  • Why scaffolds collapse. Recent accidents and incidents.
  • The need for safe scaffolding

Pre-contract Planning for Scaffolding

  • The clients brief, risk assessment, method statement & 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 & SG4 (Scaffold Step DVD)

Statutory Scaffold Inspection

  • Handover Certificate
  • Scaffold Tagging
  • An Inspector Calls DVD

Safe Use of Scaffolding

  • Access to and from scaffolding
  • Drilled Anchor Ties
  • Asbestos
  • HSE View

Scaffolding Supervision and Control

  • Monitoring scaffolding operations on site

Questions/Answers session

Practical Scaffold Inspection & Reporting & Theory test paper


Safety and Access Ltd Certificate of Training


Suitable footwear high visibility waistcoat and hardhat will be required for practical inspection