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Construction Safety Standards Scaffolding Safety

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  • 1. 
    The rated load capacity for three-person scaffolding is 250 pounds placed at the center of the span and 250 pounds placed 18 inches to the left and right of the center of the span (total 750 pounds)
    • A. 

      Ture

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Which one of the following are scaffolding access requriements?
    • A. 

      Must have safe access

    • B. 

      Bottom access rung not more than 24” high

    • C. 

      Rest platforms at 35 foot intervals

    • D. 

      Can use some end frames for access

    • E. 

      All the above

  • 3. 
    At the start of each shift you must have a daily inspection of the scaffolding
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    The OSHA approved laminated planks must have a 6" minimum and 12" maximum overlap
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    For scaffold platform construction you must have all the following
    • A. 

      Platforms fully planked or decked.

    • B. 

      Not more than 1-inch gaps

    • C. 

      Maximum openings of 9.5-inches

    • D. 

      Scaffold platforms and walkways 20-inches wide (min.)

    • E. 

      All the above

  • 6. 
    You do not want to distribute the loads over the support
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    You wanna make sure and not have more than 1/2 of the screw jack exposed
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    The cross brace may be used as a handrail if the pivot point is 38"-45" on platforms manufactured after 01/01/00
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Accident prevention methods for foot and vehicle traffic are
    • A. 

      Control on-site vehicles

    • B. 

      Control unauthorized personnel

    • C. 

      Control subcontractors

    • D. 

      Post signs and barricades

    • E. 

      All the above