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

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

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
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

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