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Friday, June 14, 2024 
9:00 – 12:15 pm CDT


Presented by: David H. Glabe


  • When to use a scaffold
  • Types of scaffolds
  • Scaffold capacity
  • Scaffold platforms
  • Supported scaffolds
  • Suspended scaffolds
  • Scaffold access
  • Fall protection
  • Protection from falling objects
  • Scaffold design for specific purposes
  • Compliance with OSHA and other safety standards


Webinar Instructions

All attendees must log-on through their own email – attendees may not watch together if they wish to earn continuing education credit. HalfMoon Education Inc. must be able to prove attendance if either the attendee or HalfMoon Education Inc. is audited.

Certificates of completion can be downloaded in PDF form upon passing a short quiz. A link to the quiz will be sent to each qualifying attendee immediately after the webinar. The certificate can be downloaded from the Results page of the quiz upon scoring 80% or higher.

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3.0 PDHs

3.0 HSW CE Hours

AIA - American Institute of Architects
3.0 LU| HSW

ICC - International Code Council
.3 CEUs (Building)


Continuing Education Credit Information

This webinar is open to the public and is designed to qualify for 3.0 PDHs for professional engineers and 3.0 HSW continuing education hours for licensed architects in all states that allow this learning method. Please refer to specific state rules to determine eligibility.

HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for engineers in Florida (Provider License No: CEA362), Indiana (License No. CE21700059), Maryland, New Jersey (Approval No. 24GP00000700) and North Carolina (S-0130). HalfMoon Education is deemed an approved continuing education sponsor for New York engineers and architects via its registration with the American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System (Regulations of the Commissioner §68.14(i)(2) and §69.6(i)(2)). Other states do not preapprove continuing education providers or courses.

The American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System has approved this course for 3.0 HSW LUs (Sponsor No. J885). Only full participation is reportable to the AIA/CES.

The International Code Council has approved this program for .3 CEUs in the specialty area of Building (Preferred Provider No. 1232).

Attendance will be monitored, and attendance certificates will be available after the webinar for those who attend the entire course and score a minimum 80% on the quiz that follows the course (multiple attempts allowed).

On-Demand Credits

The preceding credit information only applies to the live presentation. This course in an on-demand format is not pre-approved by any licensing boards and may not qualify for the same credits; please consult your licensing board(s) to ensure that a structured, asynchronous learning format is appropriate. The following pre-approvals may be available for the on-demand format upon request:

3.0 HSW LUs (AIA) 


David H. Glabe, , P.E.

Founder and President of Glabe Consulting Services, Inc.

Mr. Glabe is President of Glabe Consulting Services, Inc., a company he founded in 1985 as an engineering firm that provided engineering design and analysis for the temporary structure industry. The firm has evolved into a broader company providing expertise for contractors, manufacturers, and suppliers. These services included product testing and evaluation, product design, specific project solutions, training, and expert witness services. In 2011 the company DH Glabe & Associates was established to provide the engineering services formerly provided by Glabe Consulting Services, Inc. He was the founding partner of the company. Glabe Consulting Services, Inc., continues to provide litigation support. Utilizing the experience he received from the many projects and different facets of construction with which he has been involved, Mr. Glabe developed an interest in construction training. He began by providing scaffold training for the construction industry. Mr. Glabe co-developed a scaffold training seminar held at Purdue University Calumet, Hammond, Indiana, and developed and instructed the Train the Trainer Scaffold Course at two certified OSHA Training Institutes. Additionally, he was an instructor for Federal OSHA and CalOSHA and has developed and conducted numerous additional training and skill evaluation programs for the industry. Mr. Glabe also taught the official OSHA course in excavation and soil mechanics in addition to the official OSHA course in fall protection. He also provided training in concrete shoring and forming. In addition to consulting engineer Mr. Glabe also serves as an expert witness in construction related matters, specifically in the areas of trenching/excavation, scaffolding, fall protection, shoring/forming, and access. He attended Valparaiso University in Indiana, where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering. Mr. Glabe is a Licensed Professional Engineer in numerous states and a Structural Engineer in Utah. He is a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers [ASCE] committee: “Design Loads During Construction,” and is actively involved in the Scaffold & Access Industry Association [SAIA]. Mr. Glabe is a member of the American National Standards Institute [ANSI] A10.8 – Scaffold Committee. He is a member of the National Society of Professional Engineers, the American Concrete Institute, and the American Society of Civil Engineers. Mr. Glabe is a co-holder of patents on a high-rise evacuation system and shoring equipment.

AIA Info

AIA Provider Statement:

HalfMoon Education Inc. is a registered provider of AIA-approved continuing education under Provider Number J885. All registered AIA/CES Providers must comply with the AIA Standards for Continuing Education Programs. Any questions or concerns about this provider of learning program may be sent to AIA/CES ( or (800) AIA 3837, Option 3).

This learning program is registered with AIA/CES for continuing professional education. As such, it does not include content that may be deemed or construed to be an approval or endorsement by the AIA of any material of construction or any method or manner of handling, using, distributing, or dealing in any material or product.

AIA continuing education credit has been reviewed and approved by AIA/CES. Learners must complete the entire learning program to receive continuing education credit. AIA continuing education Learning Units earned upon completion of this course will be reported to AIA/CES for AIA members. Certificates of Completion for both AIA members and non-AIA members are available upon request.

Course Title: Scaffold Design and Use in Construction

Delivery Method: Live Online

Course Description:  This three-hour course explores the fundamental principles and practices of scaffold design and use in construction, covering topics such as when to use scaffolds, types and capacities of scaffolds, scaffold platforms, access methods, fall protection, and compliance with safety standards. This course focuses on the different types of scaffolds, their specific purposes, and the necessary safety measures to ensure compliance with OSHA regulations and other industry standards.

Learning Objectives:

Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to assess the criteria for determining when to use scaffolds in construction projects, considering factors such as project scope, height requirements, and accessibility.

Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to identify the various types of scaffolds used in construction, including supported and suspended scaffolds, and explain their key components and characteristics.

Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to identify the factors influencing scaffold capacity, including load-bearing capacity and structural integrity, and assess the suitability of scaffolds for specific project requirements.

Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to explore scaffold design considerations for specific purposes, such as access to elevated work areas, protection from falling objects, and compliance with OSHA and other safety standards, ensuring the safe and efficient use of scaffolds in construction projects.

LUs: 3.0                                                                                              LU Type: LU|HSWs.

Prerequisites: Experience with site design and operations.

Advance Preparation: None

Program Level: Intermediate

Course Expiration Date: 04/15/2027

Complaint Resolution Policy:

Complaints regarding this course can be emailed to or by calling (715) 835-5900. A HalfMoon Education representative will respond within 72 hours to resolve the complaint, which will include, but not limited to, access to another CE activity at no or reduced cost or a full or partial refund. Each instance will be resolved on a case-by-case situation.

USB MP4/PDF Price: $189.00

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