Wednesday, October 7, 2020 from 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM CDT
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Carly Carmosino 
Mechanical Contractors Association of Eastern Missouri 

Scaffold Erecting/Dismantling 


An estimated 2.3 million workers, or 65% of the industry, work on scaffolds frequently. Protecting workers from scaffold-related accidents can prevent 4,500 injuries and 50 deaths every year.  

In a recent BLS study, seventy-two percent of workers injured in scaffold accidents attributed the accident to the planking or support giving way, or to the employee slipping or being struck by a falling object.  Any of these accidents can be controlled by compliance with OSHA standards.  This course is designed to provide the Scaffold Competent Person / Inspector with the knowledge and understanding to perform Competent Person duties and inspections. This course covers topics under OSHA 29 CFR 1926 Sub-part L – Scaffolds.

PEU Eligible: St. Louis County 2.0 CORE, Jefferson County 2.0 ELECTIVE

Instructor Information

Eric Caldwell (Gateway Safety Consulting, LLC) is a safety professional with more than 20 years of experience in occupational safety and health.  He has spent most of his career serving the construction, industrial, and environmental fields.  He is currently a Certified Safety Professional (CSP) and works as a Professional Safety Consultant and President of Gateway Safety Consulting, LLC.  Caldwell is also a professional member of the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE), American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA), and the National Safety Council (NSC).  He is also the designated third-party administrator for the local HBA/ROSSI OSHA Partnership Program.