You can use this scaffolding checklist to inspect scaffold components and ensure that no defects were recorded. This will also check proper entrance to get on and off the scaffold and if a "Do Not Use" tag is set when the scaffold is broken.
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Has the area around the scaffold been secured and safety signs placed?
Are all the sufﬁcient scaffold elements in place and without any defects?
Are all scaffold legs supported and braces correctly attached to the scaffold?
Is a qualiﬁed, responsible person in charge of the erection/inspection?
Is the scaffold adjusted to the structure to prevent movement?
Are the base plates in ﬁrm contact with mudsills and the frame of the scaffold?
Is a toe board accurately placed when necessary?
Are all scaffold components and planking in an adequate condition?
Are brackets, tubes, planks & accessories correctly installed with wedges tightened?
Is the whole scaffold even and plumb?
Are mud sills correctly placed and appropriately sized where ever needed?
Were screw jacks used to even and plumb the scaffold whenever demanded?
Has there been a check to verify clamps are secured in place?
Are all planks properly graded?
Is there appropriate access to get on and off the scaffold?
Is the ladder secured and in place?
Has "Don't Use" tag been set at all access points where inspection failed?
Has the scaffold control tag been signed and certified for this particular use?
Are all necessary guard rails available on all open sides and ends?
Do all planks have a minimum of 12" overlap and extend 6" exceeding supports?
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Please note that this checklist template is a hypothetical 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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