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Lesson 1:  Demonstrate an understanding of different types of access scaffolding, applications , limitation, design and compliance

  • Types of access scaffolding, including specially designed scaffolding are described in terms of their characteristics and applications.

  • Types of access scaffolding, including specially designed scaffolding are described in terms of their limitations according to SANS 10085.

  • Access scaffolding components are identified and described in terms of their safe working loads and their applications as per SANS 10085.

  • Classification for Access Scaffolding platforms and the loading limitations for access scaffolds with multi-level platforms are identified and described as per SANS 10085.

  • Stability requirements are described and explained as per the regulatory framework with particular.

Lesson 2:  Explain the roles and responsibilities of the inspector

  • The role of the access scaffold inspector is analysed in relation to the SANS 10085

  • The responsibilities of the access scaffold inspector are identified and explained in relation to the SANS 10085

  • Access scaffold documentation and signage is explained according to SANS 10085 and workplace procedures. Documentation and signage include:

  • Access scaffolding inspection register

  • Handover certificates

  • Green tags

 

Lesson 3:  Read and interpret drawings, client requirements and other specifications

  • Details and dimensions of access scaffold design are interpreted in relation to the drawings, specifications and according to client requirements

  • Access scaffolding equipment is identified and applied according to drawings, specifications and/or client requirements

  • Safe working loads on platforms and total loading on uprights are calculated in relation to the drawings, specifications and/or client requirements

       

Lesson 4:  Inspect and handover access scaffolding

  • Access scaffolding works are inspected for compliance with drawings, specifications and/or client requirements and cross-referenced to SANS 10085

  • Modified access scaffolding systems are re-inspected in accordance with safety legislation requirements and SANS 10085

  • Access Scaffolding Register and Handover Certificate are completed after inspection and re-inspection, issued and signed off in accordance with safety legislation requirements and SANS 10085

  • Engineers Certificates/Reports are obtained when required for special design scaffold in accordance with safety legislation and SANS 10085.