General Occupational Safety and Health Courses
(SPMS)Appreciation Course on Suspended Working Platforms for Managers and Supervisors

Suspended working platforms (commonly known as gondolas) are widely used for building construction, maintenance and cleaning at external walls. When using a suspended working platform, it is important to ensure the suitability of the platform, its structural safety as well as the proper use. Operation of a suspended platform should be carried out under the supervision of a supervisor or manager who possesses proper safety knowledge and sense in using gondolas, so that he or she can monitor the
works effectively and develop appropriate safe working methods.
This course aims to explain risk assessment in operating suspended working platforms, its corresponding safety measures, and emergency preparedness. It suits participants who are engaged in supervision of suspended working platforms. Through analysis of accidents, participants would be able to recognize the key safety points for working on suspended working platforms.

• Types of suspended working platforms
• Relevant safety legislation and codes of practice on suspended working platforms
• Hazards involving suspended working platforms
• Risk assessment and safety precautions
• Safe design and construction of suspended working platforms
• Safe systems of work
• Safety inspection of suspended working platforms
• Emergency preparedness
• Analysis of accidents
Duration (Hour): 6 hours
Instructor: Professional or OSHC consultant
Language: Cantonese supplemented with Chinese notes
Prerequisites: Ability to read and write in Chinese
Remark: ◎Award of Certificate: 100% attendance and pass the end-of-course examination.
◎Students who do not have sufficient attendance are not allowed to attend the examination
◎Students who are absent from the class, late or leave earlier for more than 30 minutes in class will be regarded as absent for that session.
Reserve online (If online enrollment quota is full or you would like to arrange in-house training course,
please contact 2311 3322/3106 2000.)
Course Code Original Fee
GCG Member Fee/
OSH Ambassador Fee
Venue Start Date
Class Date Time Apply individual
SPMS/24/B 520 470 260 Tsing Yi 27/05/2024 27/05/2024
(Exam Date:27/05/2024)
09:30-12:30 &14:00-17:00