Scaffold Training Facility
Scaffold & Access Industry Association (SAIA) Accredited Training Institute
Superior is the tri-state scaffold leader with over 60 years designing and implementing scaffolding solutions and now we are a fully accredited SAIA training facility.
We combine our vast experience and knowledge of OSHA standards to provide clients with the most comprehensive and practical training available. We continue the tradition of scaffold safety excellence by offering training options that meet the requirements for each trade.
Classes are taught by our certified and highly experienced personnel and all of our courses contain the most recent standards. We constantly keep up with the ever changing landscape of information and regulations to help bring your company and your personnel into compliance.
Why Superior Scaffold?
What sets us apart from other training facilities is our real world experience. Our trainers not only understand all of the OSHA standards but have dealt with them on actual job sites for years. Students don’t just get classroom jargon and concepts they get true knowledge and understanding they can apply in a practical manner to job site safety.
For workers who use scaffold, we offer certification courses in Supported Scaffold User, Scaffold and Suspended Scaffold Competent Person and Mast Climbing Work Platforms (MCWP) Operator and Hazard Awareness Training.
Who needs Scaffold User Training?
Anyone who uses scaffold, system scaffold, frame scaffold, suspended scaffold, mast climbing work platforms, aerial work platforms or any other fixed or moveable access equipment.
OSHA 29 CFR 1926.454(a) states “The employer shall have each employee who performs work while on a scaffold trained by a person qualified in the subject matter to recognize the hazards associated with the type of scaffold being used and to understand the procedures to control or minimize those hazards.”
Who needs Competent Person Training?
Anyone who overseas the installation of scaffold, system scaffold, suspended scaffold, mast climbing work platforms.
OSHA 29 CFR 1926.451(f)(7) states: “Scaffolds shall be erected, moved, dismantled, or altered only under the supervision and direction of a competent person qualified in scaffold erection, moving, dismantling or alteration. Such activities shall be performed only by experienced and trained employees selected for such work by the competent person.”
If you have scaffold on a job it needs to be inspected by a competent person everyday prior to use.
OSHA 29 CFR 1926.451(f)(3) states: “. . . scaffolds and scaffold components shall be inspected for visible defects by a competent person before each work shift, and after any occurrence which could affect a scaffold’s structural integrity.”
Students will learn about scaffolding fundamentals including electrocution hazards, trip and fall hazards, falling objects, fall protection, proper use of the scaffold, proper handling of materials on the scaffold and the load-carrying capabilities of the scaffold.
For information on classes, times and availability call Shawn MacDonald at Superior Scaffold today at 215 743-2200 ext: 105