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Program Description

This is an IHSA awareness course

The half-day Scaffold Users’ Hazard Awareness program is designed to assist those who work on or near scaffolds to understand the relevant legislation, learn the risks associated with their work, and find out how to manage those risks.

This program enhances the content through discussions and worksheets as well as an actual incident report, a mock inspection, and an evaluation plan. Participants develop a better understanding of their roles and responsibilities as scaffold users and learn a variety of ways to recognize and control hazards in their work.


Program Content

  • Clarification on roles and responsibilities
  • Types of scaffolds and their main components
  • Three-to-one calculations for tie-ins and outriggers
  • Related provincial legislation and review of best practices
  • Related hazard recognition methods
  • Prevention and control methods


This is an awareness session only and does not have a hands-on component.


Who Should Attend?

Persons who work on scaffolds, those who supervise work on and near scaffolds, and those who supervise the erecting, altering, and dismantling of scaffolds should attend. A record of training is provided to participants who successfully complete this program.



There are no perquisites for this course. It is recommended that learners have previously completed Construction Health & Safety Awareness training.


Learning Evaluation

To obtain a certificate of completion for this program from IHSA, the participant must be present for the program and take part in a series of learning activities, including both classroom discussion and worksheets, as well as complete an open book evaluation. Participants are expected to complete it on their own. It should not take more than 30 to 45 minutes to complete and 15 minutes to take up.

Pass/fail criteria: participants must achieve 75% on the review exercise.


Did You Know?

A record of completion will be issued to successful participants.


Participant Course Evaluation

At the end of the training, participants will have the opportunity to evaluate and provide comments about the training they received.

Price Per Participant at
IHSA Facility
Total Course Price at
Your Facility
Program Duration
1/2 Day
Member Fee
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Max Participants
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Session Details

From: Aug 31, 2021 - To: Mar 31, 2022
City: Any
Region: Any

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E81363Scaffold Users' Hazard Awareness9/16/2021 8:00:00 AMThunder BayIBEW Local 402 Register
E79369Scaffold Users' Hazard Awareness10/7/2021 8:00:00 AMOttawaOttawa Skills Development Centre Course is full
E76599Scaffold Users' Hazard Awareness11/10/2021 8:00:00 AMWaterlooKnights of Columbus ( Waterloo) Register
E78999Scaffold Users' Hazard Awareness11/12/2021 8:00:00 AMTorontoVoyager Training Centre - IHSA Register
E79039Scaffold Users' Hazard Awareness12/20/2021 8:00:00 AMTorontoVoyager Training Centre - IHSA Register
E84806Scaffold Users' Hazard Awareness1/31/2022 8:00:00 AMOttawaOttawa Skills Development Centre Register
E81916Scaffold Users' Hazard Awareness2/4/2022 8:00:00 AMSudburyIHSA - Training Centre-Sudbury Register
E83355Scaffold Users' Hazard Awareness2/25/2022 8:00:00 AMBowmanvilleIHSA - Training Centre - Bowmanville Register
E82241Scaffold Users' Hazard Awareness3/31/2022 8:00:00 AMTimminsIHSA - Training Centre - Timmins Register