Elevated Work Platforms and Scaffolding: Job Site Safety Manual

Hardcover | March 24, 2004

byMatthew Burkart, Michael Mccann, Daniel Paine

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Hundreds of illustrations! ELEVATE CONSTRUCTION SITE SAFETY! Nowhere is construction site safety more at a premium than on elevated work platformsand scaffoldings. Elevated Work Platforms: Job Site Safety Manual,demonstrates how to keep these areas as accident-free as possible. Written with authority by a trio of construction site safety experts, thisheavily illustrated reference promotes safety through knowledge, correct equipment usage, and the careful application of construction regulations and standards. With a special emphasis on fall protection and collapse, you get: * Informative tip boxes throughout the book * Erection, inspection, working-on, and disassembly requirements * Inspection checklists * Examples of malfunction and accidents * OSHA regulations and industry standards for specific equipment * And more! Perfect for architects, engineers, contractors, and attorneys, Elevated Work Platforms: Job Site Safety Manualis the one volume you need to stay on topof this essential construction site safety issue! Featured Inside: Supported Scaffolds Suspended Scaffolds Mobile Scaffolds Aerial Lifts and Elevating Rotating Platform Scaffolds Stairways Ladders

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Hundreds of illustrations! ELEVATE CONSTRUCTION SITE SAFETY! Nowhere is construction site safety more at a premium than on elevated work platformsand scaffoldings. Elevated Work Platforms: Job Site Safety Manual,demonstrates how to keep these areas as accident-free as possible. Written with authority by a trio of construction site safe...

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Hundreds of illustrations!ELEVATE CONSTRUCTION SITE SAFETY!Nowhere is construction site safety more at a premium than on elevated work platforms and scaffoldings. Elevated Work Platforms: Job Site Safety Manual, demonstrates how to keep these areas as accident-free as possible.Written with authority by a trio of construction site safet...

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. ...
Format:HardcoverDimensions:543 pages, 9.1 × 6.3 × 1.83 inPublished:March 24, 2004Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0071414932

ISBN - 13:9780071414937

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Table of Contents

PREFACE

INTRODUCTION

Part I

Chapter 1: OSHA Regulations and Industry Standards

Chapter 2: Accidents, Injuries, and Fatality Statistics

Chapter 3: Selection & Use

Chapter 4: Training

Chapter 5: Supported Scaffolds -- Materials and Methods

Chapter 6: Fall Protection During Erection and Use of Scaffolds

Chapter 7: Electrocution on Scaffolds

Chapter 8: Emergency Response and Rescue

Part II: Supported Scaffolds

Chapter 9: Tubular-Frame Scaffolds -- Mason's Frames

Chapter 10: Tube and Coupler Scaffolding

Chapter 11: Wood Pole Scaffolds

Chapter 12: Pump Jack Scaffolds and Ladder Jack Scaffolds

Chapter 13: Job-Manufactured Scaffolds and Form Scaffolds

Part III: Suspended Scaffolds -- General Information

Chapter 14: Single-Point and Two-Point Suspension Scaffolds

Chapter 15: Multiple Point Suspension Scaffolds

Chapter 16: Adjustable Multi-Point Suspension Scaffolds

Chapter 17: Outrigger Type Scaffolding

Chapter 18: Manually Propelled Rolling Towers

Chapter 19: Aerial Work Platforms

Chapter 20: Stairways

Chapter 21: Ladders

APPENDIX A: GENERAL REQUIREMENTS FOR SCAFFOLDING

APPENDIX B: SAFETY STANDARDS FOR AERIAL LIFTS

APPENDIX C: SAFETY STANDARDS FOR SPECIFIC SCAFFOLDS

APPENDIX D: SCAFFOLD CONSTRUCTION

APPENDIX E: SCAFFOLD HAZARDS

APPENDIX F: SCAFFOLD SPECIFICATIONS

APPENDIX G: SCAFFOLD SHORING AND FORMING INSTITUTE

APPENDIX H: MOST FREQUENT CITATIONS

APPENDIX I: CALCULATING SCAFFOLD PLANKS

APPENDIX J: OSHA-APPROVED SAFETY AND HEALTH PLANS

APPENDIX K: MULTIEMPLOYER DIRECTIVE

APPENDIX L: OSHA REGIONAL OFFICES

APPENDIX M: GLOSSARY