Glossary of Terms


Glossary vocabulary



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H-BEAM

Steel beam with wider flanges than an I-beam.

HAIRPIN

A reusable formed wire loop used to keep a rivet or pin in place.

HALF HITCH

A knot used for hitching a rope to a pole.

HALLWAY SCAFFOLD

A narrow fabricated mobile scaffold, capable of incremental

adjustments.

HANDRAIL

A member which runs parallel to a stair slope.

HANGER - See Beam Hanger

A device used to support a scaffold below a beam.

HANGING SCAFFOLD

These scaffolds are suspended by or built up from suitable structural steel.

HAZARDOUS LOCATION

Any location that contains, or has the potential to contain, an

explosive or flammable atmosphere as defined by safety regulations.

HEAD ROOM

The clear distance between a platform and any obstruction above.

HEAVY DUTY SCAFFOLD

A term applying to a scaffold designed and constructed to carry a

working load of 75 pounds per square foot such as is intended for stone masonry

work, with storage of materials on the platform.


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