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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!
Aerial Lifts and ElevatingandRotating Platform Scaffolds
- The only comprehensive resource on how to safely assemble and operate elevated scaffolds and work platforms on the job site--with 250 illustrations, tip boxes, and checklists- Includes references to OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) standards and regulations, inspection requirements, erection techniques, safety guidelines and disassembly instructions, and typical malfunctions
About the Author
Matthew J. Burkart, P.E.,
is president of his own consulting firm, Aegis Corporation. He has been involved in construction litigation and has served as an expert witness for OSHA and many of the country's most well-known law firms. A widely published author, he also serves on many committees governing the construction industry.
Daniel M. Paine has extensive knowledge in the field of fall protection. He has served as president of Sinoco, one of the major fall prevention device manufacturers and providers. Currently, he is a consultant, and president of Innovative Safety Products, Ltd. He serves on many committees and is highly regarded among his peers.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: OSHA Regulations and Industry Standards
Chapter 2: Accidents, Injuries, and Fatality Statistics
Chapter 3: SelectionandUse
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