Daily Archives: 1 month ago

Scaffolding Inspection Legal Requirements

Scaffolding Inspection Legal Requirements August 18th, 2016 Scaffolding should always be inspected by a competent and appropriately trained individual and in order to meet legal requirements scaffolding must be inspected at regular intervals. When and by whom do scaffold inspections need to be carried out? To meet the requirements of …

Read More »

What are OSHA Scaffolding Inspection Requirements?

Scaffolding Inspection Requirements What are OSHA Scaffolding Inspection Requirements? From 2013 to 2015, scaffolding citations have been some of the most frequent violations recorded during OSHA inspections. Each year there are thousands of scaffold related violations, ranging from using uninspected scaffold installations to overloading scaffolding beyond the maximum weight capacity. https://www.safetysign.com/help/h93/scaffolding-inspection-requirements …

Read More »

The difference between maintenance and construction;scaffold inspection requirements; and definition of periodic scaffold inspection

The difference between maintenance and construction;scaffold inspection requirements; and definition of periodic scaffold inspection. Standard Number:  https://www.osha.gov/laws-regs/standardinterpretations/1999-02-01-0 1910.28 1910.12 1926.451(f) OSHA requirements are set by statute, standards and regulations. Our interpretation letters explain these requirements and how they apply to particular circumstances, but they cannot create additional employer obligations. This letter …

Read More »

Construction – Scaffold checklist

Scaffold checklist This guide is intended to clarify when a scaffold design is required and what level of training and competence those erecting, dismantling, altering, inspecting and supervising scaffolding operations are expected to have. Scaffold design It is a requirement of the Work at Height Regulations 2005 that unless a …

Read More »

Scaffolding Planks/Walkboards

Aluminium Plywood Walkboards We know of no scaffolding walkboard stronger than our aluminum/plywood walkboards. These boards are fully modular, and any piece is quickly and easily replaced with basic tools. We have every part available to FedEx replacements when the need arises. We utilize vastly overbuilt aluminum extruded ribs and …

Read More »

FALL PROTECTION FOR SCAFFOLDING AND PLATFORMS

FALL PROTECTION FOR SCAFFOLDING AND PLATFORMS CHOOSE THE RIGHT FALL PROTECTION EQUIPMENT FOR THE JOB By Craig Firl Fall protection equipment used by workers should always be lightweight, comfortable, mobile and compact. Photo courtesy of Capital Safety. Masonry construction goes back centuries: Think Egyptian pyramids, Greek theatres and Roman arenas. …

Read More »

A Guide to Scaffold Use in the Construction Industry

A Guide to Scaffold Use in the Construction Industry A Guide to Scaffold Use in the Construction Industry Small Business Safety Management Series OSHA 3150 2002 (Revised) https://www.osha.gov/Publications/OSHA3150/osha3150.html Occupational Safety and Health Administration U.S. Department of Labor This informational booklet is intended to provide a generic, non-exhaustive overview of a particular …

Read More »