What are the required Safety Inspection Check for Scaffolding and mention the steps involved in checking.
Safety Inspection Check for Scaffolding
Securely fastened, 90 cm to 120 cm high, Gap between toe board and first rail not more or <76 cm="" o:p="">
All rounds protection against objects falling, Minimum high 15 cm.
Close boarded to prevent toes / nuts dropping through, Tied down against wind, Not split or cracked, Free from knots, Minimum thickness 3cm wood.
No distortion, No cuts or holes, No bents or flattening
Upright position, Distance each supports
Max. 2.4 m (man working).
Max. 1.2 m (load bearing)
Prepared & level foundation, Sole plates, covering two supports on soft grounding.
Set at 750 approx (1 in 4 ), Additional horizontal pipe if no ladder available. Is the proper access for ladders? Are ladders secure at least at the top? Are scaffolds constructed by competent personnel? For process sites are no light alloy or aluminium ladders used on site? Scaffolder Inspector certified? Scaffolder certified?
Ladder at least 1 m (± 5 rungs) above landing place. Ladder lashed to stiles not rungs
TRANSOMES AS DECKING SUPPORTS
Each board must rest on at least 3 supports. Decking board ends not to extend over support more than 15 cm.
Are safety harnesses used when required? Are scaffold inspections performed after each modification & at least weekly? Are proper records kept? Are proper scaffold entry tag used to inform personnel when it is