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Scaffold Company consists of individuals referred to as installers who work for the Scaffold Company. They install structures to provide access to contractors who need to get elevated to their work areas’ scaffold company is a firm that also installs stationary scaffold that is constructed with pipes and erected from the ground up along the side of a building. In New York City, The Construction Division within each borough office of the Department of Buildings (DOB) has jurisdiction over the scaffold company hanging or suspended scaffold is supported from the roof or setback of a building and held by either cables or rope. A master rigger or special rigger must be contracted for the work, and each worker using or operating the suspension scaffold must be employed.
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Scaffold means any temporary elevated platform (supported or suspended) and its supporting structure (including points of anchorage), used for supporting employees or materials or both. Self-contained adjustable scaffold means a combination supported and suspension scaffold consisting of an adjustable platform(s) mounted on an independent supporting frame(s) not a part of the object being worked on, and which is equipped with a means to permit the raising and lowering of the platform(s). Such systems include rolling roof rigs, rolling outrigger systems, and some masons' adjustable supported scaffolds. Shore scaffold means a supported scaffold which is placed against a building or structure and held in place with props. Single-point adjustable suspension scaffold means a suspension scaffold consisting of a platform suspended by one rope from an overhead support and equipped with means to permit the movement of the platform to desired work levels. Single-pole scaffold means a supported scaffold consisting of a platform(s) resting on bearers, the outside ends of which are supported on runners secured to a single row of posts or uprights, and the inner ends of which are supported on or in a structure or building wall.
Stair tower (Scaffold stairway/tower) means a tower comprised of scaffold components and which contains internal stairway units and rest platforms. These towers are used to provide access to scaffold platforms and other elevated points such as floors and roofs. Stall load means the load at which the prime mover of a power-operated hoist stalls or the power to the prime-mover is automatically disconnected. Step, platform, and trestle ladder scaffold means a platform resting directly on the rungs of step ladders or trestle ladders. Stilts means a pair of poles or similar supports with raised footrests, used to permit walking above the ground or working surface. Stone setters' multi-point adjustable suspension scaffold means a continuous run suspension scaffold designed and used for stone setters' operations. Supported scaffold means one or more platforms supported by outrigger beams, brackets, poles, legs, uprights, posts, frames, or similar rigid support. Suspension scaffold means one or more platforms suspended by ropes or other non-rigid means from an overhead structure. System scaffold means a scaffold consisting of posts with fixed connection points that accept runners, bearers, and diagonals that can be interconnected at predetermined levels. Tank builders' scaffold means a supported scaffold consisting of a platform resting on brackets that are either directly attached to a cylindrical tank or attached to devices that are attached to such a tank. Top plate bracket scaffold means a scaffold supported by brackets that hook over or are attached to the top of a wall. This type of scaffold is similar to carpenters' bracket scaffolds and form scaffolds and is used in residential construction for setting trusses. Tube and coupler scaffold means a supported or suspended scaffold consisting of a platform(s) supported by tubing, erected with coupling devices connecting uprights, braces, bearers, and runners. Tubular welded frame scaffold (see Fabricated frame scaffold). Two-point suspension scaffold (swing stage) means a suspension scaffold consisting of a platform supported by hangers (stirrups) suspended by two ropes from overhead supports and equipped with means to permit the raising and lowering of the platform to desired work levels. Unstable objects means items whose strength, configuration, or lack of stability may allow them to become dislocated and shift and therefore may not properly support the loads imposed on them. Unstable objects do not constitute a safe base support for scaffolds, platforms, or employees. Examples include, but are not limited to, barrels, boxes, loose brick, and concrete blocks. Vertical pickup means a rope used to support the horizontal rope in centenary scaffolds. Walkway means a portion of a scaffold platform used only for access and not as a work level. Window jack scaffold means a platform resting on a bracket or jack which projects through a window opening.