Part 12 - Scaffolds and Scaffold Platforms

Dates: May 23, 2024

Meets: Th from 9:00 AM to 3:30 PM

Location: ONLINE - Live

COURSE: $130.00

There are still openings remaining at this time.



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The focus of this course will be on the most commonly used scaffolds in the construction industry including ground supported, suspended, mobile and rough terrain forklift scaffolds. Instructors will review the regulations in Part 12, importance of training on hazards associated with scaffolds, and resources for employers who use scaffolding.


Check in 8:30 to 9:00 AM.

All students attending MTI courses are eligible for scholarships that will pay 50% of the cost. To learn more about the scholarships program or to apply for MTI scholarships visit the MIOSHA website at

If you have submitted, or plan to submit an application for a scholarship and would like to reserve your spot in this course, please register under the "Scholarship" option upon checkout to pay the discounted rate.  Your seat is not reserved until we receive at least partial payment.  If you do not receive a scholarship, we will send you a link to pay your remaining balance prior to the course start date.

If you have any questions, you can contact the MIOSHA CET Division at 517-284-7720 or at

Fee: $130.00

Fee Breakdown

FeeCOURSE$ 130.00
Fee-AlternateScholarship$ 65.00


The Zoom link for the course will be emailed to you two days prior to the event.

Jim Getting, PhD

Jim Getting was appointed to MIOSHA's Consultation Education and Training
(CET) Division in 2007 and provides construction safety services for the Southwest
counties of Michigan. Jim has over 16 years of experience as a construction
safety professional. Prior to joining CET, Jim worked as Safety Director for several
companies, encountering a multitude of construction safety hazards. Jim learned
first-hand the challenges of training workers, developing safety plans, inspecting
worksites, and developing written programs to ensure worker safety and complying
with MIOSHA standards.

Jim has a Doctoral degree in Industrial and Organizational Psychology from Auburn
University. His primary specialty is the managing of safety and motivation of workers
through behavioral safety methods. By utilizing these straight-forward and effective
techniques and his field experience, Jim provides training and consultation to assist
companies in developing positive and proactive safety programs.