Scaffold Safety

2 hours
Course mode: 

This course teaches scaffold usage, hazard recognition, and control procedures for electrical, fall, and falling object hazards. It also includes installing protection systems, handling materials, and load capacity. This course does not meet competency requirements for building or installing scaffolds.

Accommodations and language services 

The University of Washington is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodations to individuals who need them. 

  • To request a disability accommodation, please contact the UW Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 (V), 206-543-6452(TTY), or email at 

  • To request safety training in a language other than English, please contact EH&S training at and notify your supervisor. EH&S will work with you and your supervisor to arrange for interpretation or translation services. 

  • For other accommodation requests, please contact EH&S Training at  

Intended Audience 

Required for personnel who work on a scaffold. This course should be retaken as needed due to changes in the workplace, to reestablish employee proficiency, or as directed by a supervisor.


EH&S Training Contact

(206) 543-7201