Elevated Work Platforms and Scaffolding: Job Site Safety Manual / Edition 1

Elevated Work Platforms and Scaffolding: Job Site Safety Manual / Edition 1

by Matthew Burkart, Michael McCann, Daniel Paine, Daniel M. Paine
     
 

ISBN-10: 0071414932

ISBN-13: 9780071414937

Pub. Date: 03/03/2004

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing

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 safety experts,

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Overview

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 safety experts, this heavily 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 Manual is the one volume you need to stay on top of 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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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071414937
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
03/03/2004
Pages:
543
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction
Ch. 1OSHA Regulations and Industry Standards1
Ch. 2Accidents, Injuries, and Fatality Statistics7
Ch. 3Preplanning - Selections & Use35
Ch. 4Training65
Ch. 5Supported Scaffolds - Materials and Methods85
Ch. 6Fall Protection During Erection and Use of Scaffolds115
Ch. 7Electrocution on Scaffolds129
Ch. 8Emergency Response and Rescue141
Ch. 9Tubular Welded-Frame Scaffolds - Mason's Frames163
Ch. 10Tube and Coupler Scaffolding175
Ch. 11Wood Pole Scaffolds183
Ch. 12Pump Jack Scaffolds and Ladder Jack Scaffolds187
Ch. 13Job-Manufactured Scaffolds and Form Scaffolds193
Ch. 14Single-Point and Two-Point Suspension Scaffolds207
Ch. 15Multiple Point Suspension Scaffolds217
Ch. 16Adjustable Multi-Point Suspension Scaffolds (Stone Setters - Mason's)223
Ch. 17Outrigger Type Scaffolding227
Ch. 18Manually Propelled Rolling Towers233
Ch. 19Aerial Work Platforms239
Ch. 20Stairways301
Ch. 21Ladders313
App. AGeneral Requirements for Scaffolding351
App. BSafety Standards for Aerial Lifts377
App. CSafety Standards for specific Scaffolds383
App. DScaffold Construction401
App. EScaffold Hazards411
App. FScaffold Specifications415
App. GScaffold Shoring and Forming Institute429
App. HMost Frequent Citations477
App. ICalculating Scaffold Planks485
App. JOSHA-Approved safety and Health Plans497
App. KMultiEmployer Directive507
App. LOSHA Regional Offices525
App. M: Glossary529
Index539

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