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Application for Approved Scaffold Supervisor / Erector

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Requirements

A scaffold supervisor / suspended scaffold supervisor must be trained and be competent in the erection, installation, addition, alteration, or dismantling of a scaffold / erection, installation, addition, alteration, dismantling, or re-positioning of suspended scaffolds respectively. He/she should be familiar with the prescribed procedures as specified in the manufacturer's instructions. To be deemed competent, he/she must satisfy the following criteria:

  • The supervisor must have successfully completed the Supervision of Metal Scaffold Erection Course / Suspended Scaffold Supervisor Course (whichever is appropriate) conducted by a training provider approved by the Commissioner for Workplace Safety and Health.
  • The supervisor shall have a minimum of 2 years' relevant practical experience in the erection, installation, addition, alteration, dismantling or repositioning of scaffolds / suspended scaffolds respectively.

Scaffold Erectors / Scaffold Riggers

The Approved Scaffold Contractor (ASC) carrying out each erection, installation, addition, alteration or dismantling of scaffolds / erection, installation, addition, alteration, dismantling or re-positioning of a suspended scaffold must have a team of competent workers. Each team shall comprise sufficient competent scaffold erectors / suspended scaffold riggers to carry out their respective job safely. The team(s) shall be under the charge of one or more competent scaffold supervisor(s) / suspended scaffold supervisor(s).

Every scaffold erector and every suspended scaffold rigger shall be properly trained in the techniques of erection, installation, addition, alteration, dismantling or re-positioning of a scaffold / suspended scaffold. They must have successfully completed the Metal Scaffold Erection Course / Suspended Scaffold Rigger Course (whichever is appropriate), conducted by a training provider approved by the Commissioner for Workplace Safety and Health.


Documents Required

  • Company testimony for scaffold supervisor or suspended scaffold supervisor (minimum 2 supervisors with at least 2 years of experience in the erection, installation, addition, alteration, dismantling or repositioning of scaffolds / suspended scaffolds respectively)
  • Training certificate for scaffold supervisor/ suspended scaffold supervisor
  • Training certificate for scaffold erectors/ riggers (minimum 5 erectors/riggers)
  • Supporting documents i.e. photocopies of the employment letter/ work permit to show that scaffold supervisors and erectors are under the direct employment of your company (applicable to foreign workers only)
  • All scaffold supervisors are to attend the Work At Height (WAH) course and their training certificates are to be submitted.

Important Information

  • Inform the Commissioner of any changes to the employment status of the scaffold/suspended scaffold supervisors or scaffold erectors/suspended scaffold riggers employed in your organisation. This will include resignation, retirement, etc.
  • Keep and maintain a record of the erection, installation, alteration, dismantling, rigging or repositioning of the scaffold/suspended scaffold by each competent scaffold/ suspended scaffold supervisor. Such record shall be maintained and made available for inspection, by the Commissioner or his representative.
  • All documents must be submitted in Portable Document Format (PDF) only.
  • Improper and incomplete applications will be rejected without any prior notice.
Last updated on 01 March 2013 11:13:32