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Scaffolding Inspection Checklist

BENEFITS

Scaffolding is common equipment used in various industries, most notably construction, to give workers safe access to elevated areas. But scaffolding itself can pose a hazard to workers if, say, it isn’t erected properly or is placed on uneven ground. So it’s critical that you ensure that all scaffolding is inspected before workers use it.

HOW TO USE THE TOOL

Adapt this checklist for the scaffolding requirements in your jurisdiction’s OHS laws. Require a supervisor or other “competent person” to use it to inspect all scaffolding to ensure that it complies with these requirements and is safe for workers to use.