Falls are the most common cause of death within the construction sector. This is one of the reasons why trained scaffolders are necessary. The Swedish Work Environment Authority has introduced penalty fees for any company that breaches the demand for training. General scaffolding training meets the demands for scaffolding at working heights up to 9 metres.
What you will learn
- Regulations for scaffolding
- Various types and makes of prefabricated scaffolding
- Fall protection
- Methods for transporting/lifting scaffolding material up and down
- Load classes
What does the legislation say?
Swedish Work Environment Act, (1977:1160)
According to the Work Environment Act, the employer must ensure that the employee has been given the required training and is aware of what he or she has to take into consideration in order to avoid risks at work.
(Chapter 3, Section 3) Scaffolding (AFS 2013:04 Section 47)
According to the Swedish Work Environment Authority’s regulations, anyone who erects, significantly modifies or dismantles scaffolding must have been trained in scaffolding work. The Swedish Work Environment Authority has introduced penalty fees for any company that breaches the demand for training.
After passing theoretical tests, participants are awarded a training certificate.
Prior knowledge requirements
You are proficient in Swedish, otherwise no prior knowledge is required.
Registration is binding and the billing of course fees takes place within two weeks following registration. If you need to cancel your participation in the course, we have to receive the cancellation seven working days prior to the start of the course.
In the event there are insufficient registered participants or in case of some other valid reason, such as the course leader becoming ill, we will get back to you with alternative course dates. If you cannot find a suitable date and you are a group of around ten people, we are happy to consider an alternative arrangement specifically for you.