Elevated Work Platforms and Scaffolding Job Site Safety Manual

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2004-03-24
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
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* The only comprehensive resource on how to safely assemble and operate elevated scaffolds and work platforms on the job site--with 150 illustrations, tip boxes, and checkliss * Includes references to OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Adminstration) standards and regulations, inspection requirements, erection techniques, safety guidelines and disassembly instructions, and typical malfunctions

Author Biography

Matthew J. Burkart, P.E., is president of his own consulting firm, Aegis Corporation. He has been involved in construction litigation and has served as an expert witness for OSHA and many of the country's most well-known law firms. A widely published author, he also serves on many committees governing the construction industry.

Daniel M. Paine has extensive knowledge in the field of fall protection. He has served as president of Sinoco, one of the major fall prevention device manufacturers and providers. Currently, he is a consultant, and president of Innovative Safety Products, Ltd. He serves on many committees and is highly regarded among his peers.

Table of Contents


Part 1 - Supported Scaffolds

Chapter 1: Masons Frame Scaffolds

Chapter 2: Tube & Coupler Scaffolds

Chapter 3: Wood Pole Scaffolds

Chapter 4: Pump Jack & Ladder Jack Scaffolds

Chapter 5: Job Manufactured Scaffolds & Wood Form Work Scaffolds

Part 2 - Suspended Scaffolds

Chapter 6: Single Point - Boatswains Chair

Chapter 7: Two Point - Suspended & Large Area

Chapter 8: Adjustable Suspended Platform

Chapter 9: Outrigger Scaffolds

Part 3 - Mobile Scaffolds

Chapter 10: Manually Propelled & Rolling Towers

Part 4 - Aerial Lifts, Elevating & Rotating Platform Scaffolds

Chapter 11: Scissor Lifts

Chapter 12: Boom Type Lifts

Chapter 13: Vehicle Mounted Platforms

Part 5 - Stairways

Chapter 14: Stairways

14.1: Types/Uses

14.2: Manufacture/Design

14.3: Regulations

14.4: Hazards Associated With

14.5: Case Histories

Part 6: Ladders

Chapter 15: Ladders

15.1: Types/Uses

15.2: Manufacture/Design

15.3: Regulations

15.4: Hazards Associated With

15.5: Case Histories




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