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Swing Stage Awareness Training – Richmond

June 9, 2021 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

This 1-day course is designed for anyone with little or no working knowledge of operating and working from a swing stage. It is also beneficial for for experienced operators who would like a refresher. After completing this course, participants will know the basics required to safely use suspended work platforms.

Topics covered: 

  • Equipment
  • Support Systems
  • Inspections
  • Set Up
  • Pre-operational Check List
  • SIAC Code of Safe Practice
  • Weather
  • OHS Regulations

In order to be successful, participants must demonstrate practical skill competency and achieve 70% on a multiple choice exam. On successful completion of the course, participants receive a 3-year certification.

Who should attend: Anyone who operate and work from a swing stage as part of their day-to-day job activities or supervises these activities.

Please note: All participants will be required wear a non-medical face-mask whilst in the classroom environment. Physical distancing will be maintained for the course duration, however, certain class exercises may involve participants and the instructor being physically closer than 6-feet. This is why participants and instructors are required to wear a non-medical face-mask. When strict physical distancing is not possible, instructors will also ask all participants to sanitize their hands immediately before and after such exercises.

Instructor: Stewart Liddell is the Swing Stage Division Manager at Canada Scaffold Supply since 1997, with a career in Swing Stage (Suspended Scaffold) starting in 1979 and spanning the past 41 years.

Stewart is certified for the Safety Training for Suspended Scaffolds and the Lift & Access Education Training from the SIA (now known as SAIA). His focus is on safety and he works closely with the governing bodies of WorkSafeBC and CSA Standards, as well as following OHSA principles and practices to ensure rules and regulations are always met. Since 2002, Stewart has been training individuals throughout British Columbia.

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June 9, 2021
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Canada Scaffold University
11331 Twigg Place
Richmond, BC V6V 3C9 Canada