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Make sure workers are safe with a mobile scaffold tower inspection sheet

Regular inspection of mobile scaffolds may be vital for workers. If the scaffolding shows the damage that has not been discovered, serious accidents and even fatalities can occur. This template is designed to make it easier for inspectors to inspect and maintain mobile scaffold towers by asking for all the key inspection points in order. This allows them to ensure reliable inspection and maintenance work.

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General Informations
Name of Inspector
Position of Inspector
Date & Time of Inspection
Location of Tower Scaffold
Make/Type of Tower Scaffold
Tower Scaffold Identification Number
Inspection type
Inspection of Component Parts
Castor housings, wheel and tires not damaged.
Wheels rotate freely.
Castor swivels rotate properly.
Wheel brakes function properly.
Adjustable Legs
Not bent.
Threads undamaged.
Threads clean and free from debris.
Device to stop the leg from falling out of the frame checked and functioning correctly.
Frame members are straight and undamaged.
Frame members free of debris or other material.
Spigots are straight and parallel with the axis of the column tube
The devices for locking frames together have been checked and are functioning correctly.
Frames are square and true.
Decks are not split or warped.
Deck-to-frame fixings are firm.
Toeboard clips/fittings are undamaged.
Outriggers and stabilizers have been checked for damage and hooks and couplers are functioning correctly.
Pre-Use Site Checks
Is the ground firm and level
No overhead obstructions or hazards
Wind and weather conditions permit safe
Is the height to base ratio correct (check suppliers instruction manual)?
Is the mobile tower vertical and square?
Are the horizontal braces and platform level?
Are Outriggers or stabilizers correctly positioned and secured?
Are all base plates or castor wheels fully in contact with the ground, including those on stabilizers or outriggers? All castors should be properly locked.
Are all spigot and socket joint locks holding the frames together secured?
Were all bracing elements installed exactly according to the supplier's specifications?
Are all guardrails, intermediate rails and toe boards in position?
Access ladders in position and firmly located.
Barriers are in place at ground level to prevent people from walking into the tower or straying into the work area.
Suitable storage provision is made for tools and materials on the platform.
Further comments
Inspector's Signature
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A Mobile Scaffold Tower Inspection Sheet is a document used to record a safety inspection of a mobile scaffold tower. The sheet is designed to help workers identify any potential hazards and assess the condition of the tower before each use. It outlines a number of criteria that must be met, such as checking guardrails, stability, and proper anchoring. The sheet also includes a section for documenting any corrective action taken and a signature from the inspector. A Mobile Scaffold Tower Inspection Sheet is an essential tool for ensuring the safety of workers on the job.
Please note that this checklist template is a hypothetical appuses-hero example and provides only standard information. The template does not aim to replace, among other things, workplace, health and safety advice, medical advice, diagnosis or treatment, or any other applicable law. You should seek your professional advice to determine whether the use of such a checklist is appropriate in your workplace or jurisdiction.
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