In response to a ScaffoldNation member’s question….”How do you find a 5,000 lb anchor point on a metal frame scaffold for a personal fall arrest system?” Stephen Pike discusses the evolution of personal fall arrest systems and the conflict between many antiquated fall protection anchorage regulations and scaffolding principles.
So, now you have an Engineered Scaffold. Congratulations, now it has to be inspected regularly! But are the scaffold inspection requirements the same for engineered scaffolds as they are for non-engineered scaffolds? Are they different? Stephen Pike discusses three things you should know about the inspection of engineered scaffolds.