SCAFFOLDING BEST PRACTICE #74: User/Operator Training
ANY perfectly built scaffold or perfectly rigged swingstage could easily be turned into a hazard by an untrained user. USERS/OPERATORS NEED TO KNOW STUFF TOO! Important topics range from proper loading, to scaffold fall protection, to safe access, to environmental hazards, to emergency procedures, and more. Scaffold users are not born with this knowledge – and “common sense isn’t always that common”. A simple 4-hour Scaffold User or Swingstage Operator training course could save a life!