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Scaffolding

10 Questions
Scaffolding

This quiz is designed to test employees on Scaffolding Safety.

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    It is okay to set up a scaffold out of plumb as long as it is only 5 frames tall or less.
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 2. 
    If a/an______ is installed at the appropriate height it can act as the top rail or mid rail on a scaffold's handrail.
    • A. 

      Bucket

    • B. 

      Cross brace

    • C. 

      Caution tape

    • D. 

      Stair tower

    • E. 

      Bologna sandwich

  • 3. 
    A screw jack should never extend more than ______ of it's length?
    • A. 

      2-Jan

    • B. 

      3-Feb

    • C. 

      8-Jul

    • D. 

      4-Mar

  • 4. 
    You do not want to distribute the load on a scaffold over the support.
    • 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 gap between planks

    • C. 

      "Scaffold Platforms and walkways must be at least 20"" wide"

    • D. 

      A yellow tag hanging on the scaffold during construction

  • 6. 
    When overlapping OSHA planks on a scaffold frame what is the minimum and maximum overlap required?
    • A. 

      "2"" min - 36"" max"

    • B. 

      "1"" min - 14"" max"

    • C. 

      "6"" min - 12"" max"

    • D. 

      "15"" min - 22"" max"

  • 7. 
    At the start of each shift you must conduct an inspection of the scaffolding.
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 8. 
    Which of the following are scaffolding access requirements?
    • A. 

      Must have safe access

    • B. 

      "Bottom access rung is not more than 24"" high"

    • C. 

      Rest platforms at 35 foot intervals

    • D. 

      "Only end frames with built in ladders that have rungs 8"" apart can be used for access"

    • E. 

      The base plate or foot of the scaffold leg only has to contact ground on 3 of the 4 sides.

  • 9. 
    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 span (total 750 pounds)
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 10. 
    How often do you have to inspect a stair tower?
    • A. 

      Weekly

    • B. 

      Any time the scaffold is moved

    • C. 

      Only when suspicions warrant

    • D. 

      Daily with all other scaffold