Tuesday, 29 November 2016
- Roofing Repairs and Inspection
- Temporary access
- Interior building renovation
- Safety rail and edge protection
- Stabilising or shoring a structure or object
- Staging or temporary platforms
- Temporary roofing
- Suspended platforms for maintenance work
Monday, 28 November 2016
Boatswain's chair tackle must consist of:
- Properly eye-spliced first-grade manila rope.
- Correct-size ball bearings.
Seat slings must:
- Cross on the underside of the seat,
- Be rigged to prevent slippage which could cause.
- Pass through four corner holes in the seat.
Wednesday, 23 November 2016
Tuesday, 22 November 2016
Additional requirements for these scaffolds can be found in their respective modules. Fabricated frame scaffolds are the most common type of scaffold because they are versatile. As well as the specialty scaffolds described in Supported Scaffolds. They are frequently used in one or two tiers. Except where indicated the same basic scaffold requirements that appear in this module also apply to manually propelled.
Saturday, 19 November 2016
The requirements on this page are specific to float scaffolds only. For requirements that apply to all types of suspended scaffolds. A ship scaffold is a suspension scaffold consisting of a braced platform resting on two parallel bearers. Hung from overhead supports by ropes of fixed length.
Follwing are the gernal requriments of ship scaffold:
- Pass under the platform and be hitched again at the other end.
- Rope connections must not allow the platform to shift or slip.
- When only two ropes are used with each float.
- Platforms must be supported by and securely fastened.
- Leave enough rope for supporting ties.
- Be hitched to one end of the bearer.
- Each employee on a float scaffold must be protected by a personal fall-arrest system.
Friday, 18 November 2016
The requirements on this page are specific to single-point adjustable scaffolds only. A single-point adjustable scaffold consists of a platform suspended. The most common among these is the scaffold used by window washers to clean the outside of a skyscraper. One rope from an overhead support and equipped with means to permit the movement of the platform to desired work levels.
General Requirements of Suspended Scaffolds Single-point Adjustable:
- The supporting rope between the scaffold.
- The scaffold is positioned so swinging cannot bring it into contact with other surfaces.
- The rigging has been designed by a qualified person.
- The support rope is protected from rubbing during direction changes.
- The scaffold is accessible to rescuers.
- When combining two single-point scaffolds to form a two-point suspension system.
Thursday, 17 November 2016
- Rigged to support the scaffold if the suspension ropes fail.
- Independent support lines.
- Equal in number to the number of points supported.
- Supports for platforms must be attached directly to support stirrups.
- Multi-level suspended scaffolds must be equipped with additional independent support lines.
- Equal in strength to the suspension ropes.
- Suspension ropes must not be anchored to the same points.
Wednesday, 16 November 2016
As well as the specialty scaffolds described in Supported Scaffolds. Fabricated frame scaffolds are the most common type of scaffold because they are versatile. Their modular frames can also be stacked several stories high for use on large-scale construction jobs. Additional requirements for these scaffolds can be found in their respective modules. They are frequently used in one or two tiers by residential contractors.
Tuesday, 15 November 2016
- OSHA requires that scaffolding to be secured to the building.
- The bottom tie to the building must be placed no.
- Circular scaffolding erected completely around.
- Guardrails are required on welded frame scaffolds.
- Cross bracing is acceptable in place of guardrails.
- Spaces between scaffold planks must be no more than one inch.
Saturday, 12 November 2016
- Must be designed, erected and altered.
- Must be based on a firm, level foundation which should be capable of supporting the weight.
- The uprights should have base plates resting on timber sole boards.
- The scaffold should be braced and tied into a permanent structure or otherwise stabilised.
- All scaffolds should be provided with secure guard rails.
Friday, 11 November 2016
Thursday, 10 November 2016
Wednesday, 9 November 2016
- For planks that are greater than 10 feet long.
- Where platforms overlap to create a running scaffold.
- Ladders that are a part of the scaffolding system.
- The maximum extension of the plank cannot be more than 12 inches.
- Stairtowers must have hand and midrails on each side.
Tuesday, 8 November 2016
- Slow down and consider efficient building tools and method.
- Keep workplace organized.
- Regularly inspect.
- Identify hazards.
- Proper training.
- Review the site.
- Conduct a thorough risk assessment.
Monday, 7 November 2016
- Scaffolds are temporary work platforms used in construction
- Light duty scaffolds support a few employees.
- Heavy duty scaffolds safely support workers.
- A ladder jack scaffold.
- Carpenter’s bracket scaffolds.
- Medium duty scaffolds safely support workers.
Saturday, 5 November 2016
Friday, 4 November 2016
- State the appropriate Health & Safety.
- Identify all scaffolding components.
- Recognise the damage to scaffolding that can be identified visually
- Identify different types of scaffolding.
- Identify the strengths.
- Identify different types of scaffold tower.
- Identify basic design elements of a scaffold.
- Climb a scaffold safely using harness.
- State the need to be aware of the relevant company standard.
Thursday, 3 November 2016
It is important to know that the safe. Our repair technicians have been through Occupational Safety. Proper erection of a scaffold tower takes hours of training. If you’re in need of a chimney rebuild. We donot recommend hiring a chimney sweep. Doing so could result in serious injuries or structural disasters. Masonry company that is not certified to set up scaffolding.
Wednesday, 2 November 2016
Tuesday, 1 November 2016
- Wheels make scaffolding projects a breeze.
- Never move wheeled scaffolding while people.
- If you are using your scaffolding over the course of several days.
- Wood is not always strong enough to support the weight of your workers.
- Move scaffolding near power lines due to the risk of electric shock.