Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Slide 9


Title: Competent Person

Type: Text Slide with Image


  • Inspect scaffolding and components prior to each work shift
  • Determine feasibility of providing fall protection and access
  • Evaluate connections to support load and prevent swaying
  • Determine structural soundness when intermixing components manufacturer
  • Train erectors and dismantlers to recognize work hazards

[Includes photo of a house with employees working on improperly constructed scaffolding system.]

Speaker Notes:

Hazard: Employees working on improperly constructed scaffolding system.

Corrective Action: Install proper scaffold system

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