Safety talk scaffolding
This presentation is the property of its rightful owner.
Sponsored Links
1 / 17

Safety Talk scaffolding PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 449 Views
  • Uploaded on
  • Presentation posted in: General

Safety Talk scaffolding. scaffolding. scaffolding introduction. Falls of persons and objects from scaffolding are a major cause of accidents in the construction industry, and in some cases the scaffold itself falls! All are preventable. scaffolding. scaffolding Main points. scaffolding.

Download Presentation

Safety Talk scaffolding

An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Presentation Transcript


Safety talk scaffolding

Safety Talkscaffolding


Scaffolding

scaffolding

scaffolding

introduction

Falls of persons and objects from scaffolding are a major cause of accidents in the construction industry, and in some cases the scaffold itself falls! All are preventable


Scaffolding1

scaffolding

scaffolding

Main points


Scaffolding2

scaffolding

Scaffolding must be planned according to requirements including loads, platforms, safe passage, access / egress, etc.


Scaffolding3

scaffolding

Scaffolding should only be erected, adjusted and dismantled by a competent (properly trained) person.


Scaffolding4

scaffolding

Scaffolding must be maintained and this is the responsibility of all employees. Do not interfere with scaffolding and report any faults or concerns immediately


Scaffolding5

scaffolding

scaffolding

other points to consider


Scaffolding6

scaffolding

safe access / egress must be provided – this will normally be ladders. These must be secured and extended sufficiently beyond platforms for safe mounting / dismounting


Scaffolding7

scaffolding

Workers should never climb scaffolding


Scaffolding8

scaffolding

Scaffold platforms must be fully planked out where practicable, and should provide a passage for people of at least 450mm in width.


Scaffolding9

scaffolding

Where stores are stacked on the scaffold platforms the load weights must be taken into consideration. Ensure that the 450mm passage is maintained, do not stack materials to high, and stack near standards as opposed to centre of bays


Scaffolding10

scaffolding

Where there is a risk of a fall, then guard-rails, intermediate guard-rails and toe-boards are required


Scaffolding11

scaffolding

Purpose built loading bays should be used with gates. If guard-rails have to be removed to facilitate loading they must be replaced immediately


Scaffolding12

scaffolding

Scaffolding must be suitably tied to structures. Scaffold ties should not be removed unless by a trained person and if required. Don’t do it yourself – only a trained scaffolder should do it


Scaffolding13

scaffolding

Do not use incomplete or unsafe scaffolding – report it and use signs to prohibit its use.


Scaffolding14

scaffolding

Scaffolding should be formally inspected after initial erection, after significant alteration, after any destabilising event, and at least once every 7 days. The findings should be recoreded


Scaffolding15

scaffolding

scaffolding

conclusion

Be a leader, follow safe procedures


  • Login