Scaffolding Inspection Checklist Free Template

A scaffolding is a temporary structure used to support people and materials in the construction or repair of buildings and other large structures. Usually scaffolding is in the form of a modular system of metal pipes or tubes, although other materials may also be used.

Scaffolding is a construction auxiliary in building works. Scaffolding is made when the building work has reached a height of 2 meters and cannot be reached by workers. The scaffolding is a temporary work platform.

The scaffolding itself is made of iron pipes which are shaped in such a way that they have the strength to support the loads above them. In working on a project, whether or not scaffolding is needed may depend on the project owner. Due to the difference between the cost of using bamboo and scaffolding. Scaffolding is used as a substitute for bamboo in building a project. The advantage of using this scaffolding is cost savings and time efficiency of scaffolding installation.

The main function of the scaffolding

  • As a place to work that is safe for workers / workers so that work safety is guaranteed.
  • As protection for other workers, such as workers below must be protected from falling materials or tools.

Three basic types of scaffold

Supported scaffolds

  • Supported scaffolds, which are platforms supported by poles, which are equipped with other supports such as joints, legs, frames and outriggers
  • Suspended scaffolds, which are platforms hanging by ropes or other
  • Aerial Lifts, support for lifting such as “Man Baskets” or human baskets

Below is an inspection checklist for scaffolding of all kinds that you can use as a safety reference before making scaffolding and starting your work.

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Good work is always to follow good and precise procedures. Don't forget that safety and health at work are always the top priority

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