Before erecting scaffolds assess the work area for existing and for potential future hazards which may impact on the work.

What are basic components of scaffolds?

a) Base Plate

b) Sill Boards
c) Screw Jack
d) Couplers
e) Vertical tubes or Bearer also called LEDGERS
f) Horizontal tubes or Ledgers also called STANDARDS
g) Transoms connected across the width

h) Hand rails mid rails
i) Toe Boards
j) Platforms
k) Ladder
l) Diagonal Bracings for stability

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