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Scaffold Safety Inspection Checklist

A regular maintenance routine keeps your equipment in good working order and helps them last longer. Use this Preventative Maintenance strategies that can help save money, improve efficiencies and reduce downtime.
MaintainX
07/26/2022

Scaffold Safety Inspection Checklist

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A regular maintenance routine keeps your equipment in good working order and helps them last longer. Use this Preventative Maintenance strategies that can help save money, improve efficiencies and reduce downtime.
  • Project Name or Number:

  • Date:

  • Superintendent:

  • Competent Person:

  • Inspection Item

  • Guardrails provided (if 10-foot or higher on supported scaffold)?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Guardrails adequately placed?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Ladders provided for access?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Enough ladders so workers are actually using ladders?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • All areas where workers will use scaffold fully planked?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Do planks extend at least 6-inches and not more than 12-inches over the supports?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Are the planks in good condition and free of visible defects?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Does the scaffold have toeboards?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Scaffold erected level?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Side brackets (outriggers) are fully planked?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Side brackets have guardrail if 10-foot high or greater?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Scaffolds 4 times base width in height and 30-feet horizontal are secured / anchored to the structure?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Where frames are stacked, J-pins or equal are present?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Scaffold parts are free of defects?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • No potential for electrical line contact?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Other (specify):

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Rolling Scaffold Inspection

  • Ladder provided for access?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Scaffold is fully planked?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Guardrails if 10-foot or higher?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • All casters can lock and provide non-movement?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • If narrow scaffold (Perry, Biljax, etc.) and frames are stacked, then outriggers attached?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Other (specify):

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Comments:

  • Signature:

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  • Date:

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