What is a Scaffold Inspection Sheet?
A scaffold inspection sheet is a short list of items to check before using a scaffold, it is designed to help prevent injury, death, and damage to property on the jobsite.
What is the purpose of a Scaffold Inspection Sheet?
A scaffold inspection sheet helps ensure the safety of your employees working at heights on a scaffold, it is used to ensure a scaffold has been properly installed and that the surrounding area is safe for everyone (employees, civilians, properties, etc.)
Why do I need a Scaffold Inspection Sheet?
Injuries involving scaffolds are some of the most serious in terms of severity in construction site injuries. Employer’s need to ensure that scaffolds are properly installed, safe, and setup to protect all those around.
How do I use a Scaffold Inspection Sheet?
Have a competent employee certify correct erection of the scaffold with a detailed inspection prior to initial use, and then have the scaffold visually inspected before use on each day.
The following provides a listing of sample templates, documents, articles and other resources to help you in carrying out your duties and managing your worksite. It is expected that the documents will be amended to suit the styles, needs and circumstances of the individual, or company, involved. These resources are not intended to replace an individual’s, or a company’s, professional and skillful judgement. Each template, document and article and other resource should be assessed within the context of the individual’s, or company’s own day-to-day operation. Individuals and companies must exercise proper judgment respecting the correctness and applicability of the material. Hard Hat Hunter accepts no responsibility for any errors or omissions, and expressly disclaims any such responsibility.