OSX 946 • OSHA 3085: Principles of Scaffolding

OSX 946 • OSHA 3085: Principles of Scaffolding

2023 courses will be available for enrollment beginning in December 2022.

2023 DatesTimesMeetingsMeeting TypeLocationReg. DeadlineFee
March 25, 26, April 18:30am–5:00pm3WeekendOnlineMarch 21$700
September 18, 19, 208:30am–5:00pm3WeekdayOnlineSeptember 14$700
* Schedule(s) subject to change; contact our OSHA Assistant for scheduling questions | Updated 9/29/2022

Course Description

OSX 946 - Scaffold SafetyThis course covers the requirements for safe construction and use of scaffolding using OSHA’s construction scaffold standards as a guide. Course topics include hazards associated with scaffold design, assembly, disassembly and use, types of scaffolds, determining scaffold capacity, employee qualifications and training and maintenance, repair and inspection requirements. Students will participate in workshops to reinforce concepts of safe scaffolding.

Who Should Attend

Individuals responsible for overseeing safety in industries such as: Construction, Manufacturing, Agriculture, Maritime and General Industry.

Learning Outcomes

Upon the successful completion of this course students will be able to:

  1. Identify the various types of scaffolding, including supported, suspended and aerial lifts
  2. Recognize scaffold components and use
  3. Determine safe assembly, use and disassembly
  4. Employ basic load analysis and field charts
  5. Describe common OSHA violations

CEUs: 2.2
Prerequisites: None
Course Length: 3 days
Recommended Materials: Pen, pencil, highlighter and writing pad


System and Equipment Requirements

It is important that students review the system and equipment requirements listed below to be successful in a video conferencing course.

  • An internet connection – broadband wired or wireless (3G or 4G/LTE)
  • Access to computer or laptop (*no phone); one student per device
  • Speakers and a microphone – built-in, USB plug-in, or wireless Bluetooth

Videoconferencing Requirements