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Scaffolding Inspection Checklist Template

You can use this scaffolding checklist to inspect mobile scaffold components and ensure that no defects were recorded. This Scaffolding Inspection Checklist Template helps ensure that all scaffolding is safe and in good condition. It includes a comprehensive list of safety requirements and checks to complete before, during and after use. It’s an ideal template for use on construction sites.

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Scaffolding Inspection Checklist Template



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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A Scaffolding Inspection Checklist Template is a tool used to ensure that all safety regulations are met when using scaffolding in a work environment. This template allows you to list all components of the scaffolding, identify and list any potential hazards, and provide a list of safety inspections that must be performed each day. It also outlines the safety precautions that must be taken when using scaffolding and the necessary measures to be taken in the event of an accident. This template is an essential tool for any workplace that uses scaffolding, as it helps to ensure the safety of all workers.