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Safe Management of Temporary Works (SMTW) (1day)

Duration: 1 day



To give the attendees of this scaffolding health and safety programme increased basic knowledge and awareness of the legal and industry requirements for the safe management of temporary works; delivered by construction, building and civil engineering contractors.


This scaffolding safety course is aimed at construction sector management and those responsible for the planning, procurement, management and control of temporary works in building and civil engineering.


Course Itinerary

  • Introduction and welcome
  • Course scope, aims & objectives
  • Overview of temporary works
  • Legal overview (CDM 07, WAH 05)
  • British & European standards (BS5975, BS EN 12811, BS EN 13374 etc.)
  • Industry performance standards (HSE ACoPs/guidance, industry guidance)
  • Proprietary equipment manufacturers’ information
  • Temporary works roles & competence

TW engineer

TW coordinators

TW supervisors.

  • Temporary works design

Design competence

Design brief

Checking and verification

  • Temporary works procedures

Design control

Managing variations

Commissioning, permits, inspections

Coordination & supervision on-site

Quality assurance

  • Temporary works – structures

Falsework (propping, shoring, façade retention, etc.)


Access scaffolding & edge protection

Fencing & hoarding.

  • Earthworks




  • Plant

Tower cranes

Mobile cranes



  • Test paper
  • Summary & review.

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