17.22. Scaffolding Checklist.

  • Are scaffolds constructed and erected only by qualified and trained personnel? AFI 91-203 para. 17.3.1

  • Are scaffold footings and anchorages designed to support the maximum intended load without settling or displacement? AFI 91-203 para. 17.3.2

  • Is the use of unstable objects such as barrels, boxes, loose brick or concrete blocks to support scaffolds or planks prohibited? AFI 91-203 para. 17.3.2

  • Are guardrails installed on open sides and ends of platforms 4 feet or more (and toeboards if 10 feet or more) above the working level? AFI 91-203 para. 17.3.3.1

  • Is a wire mesh screen installed between the toeboard and guardrail along the entire length of opening where persons work or pass beneath the scaffold? AFI 91-203 para. 17.3.3.2.5

  • Is the scaffolding designed to support at least four (4) times the intended load? AFI 91-203 para. 17.3.4

  • Is scaffolding maintained in good condition and are parts inspected prior to their use? AFI 91-203 para. 17.3.6

  • Are deficiencies such as missing parts or members; broken, bent or rusted parts; or any other condition that could affect the integrity of the scaffold, repaired or replaced immediately? AFI 91-203 para. 17.3.6

  • Are scaffold pole, legs or uprights plumb and securely and rigidly braced to prevent swaying and displacement? AFI 91-203 para. 17.3.13

  • Do personnel involved in erection, maintenance and teardown of overhead scaffolding wear hard hats? AFI 91-203 para. 17.3.15

  • Are measures taken to protect workers during adverse weather conditions? AFI 91-203 para. 17.3.17

  • Are tools, materials and debris that could create a hazard prohibited from accumulating on scaffolding? AFI 91-203 para. 17.3.18

  • Is the use of shore scaffolds or lean-to scaffolds prohibited? AFI 91-203 para. 17.3.21

  • When protection of wooden parts on a scaffold is required, is clear vanish, lacquer or shellac used, and the use of paint prohibited? AFI 91-203 para. 17.3.26

  • Is scaffolding that is excessively heavy, bulky or awkward moved with the assistance of other workers or mechanical handling equipment to prevent injury to workers? AFI 91-203 para.17.3.27

Signatures

  • Report Routing

  • Supervisor Signature:

  • Notification

  • Superintendent Signature:

  • Notification

  • Commander Signature:

  • Notification

  • Safety Office Signature:

  • Notification

  • Wing Commander Signature:

  • Notification

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