Glossary of Terms


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I-BEAM CLAMP

A device used to secure scaffold rigging to an overhead steel beam.

I-BEAM ROLLER

A device used to attach scaffold rigging to an overhead steel beam to allow horizontal movement of a suspended scaffold.

INDEPENDENT POLE SCAFFOLD

A scaffold supported from the base by a double row of posts. This scaffold is independent of support from the walls and is constructed of posts,

runners, bearers, and horizontal platforms.

INSERT

A threaded connector embedded into masonry, concrete or rock to which an anchor

device can be connected.

INSTABILITY

A condition which will cause a scaffold to tip over.

INSTALLATION

The total affected parts of a structure and the equipment associated with the intended operation.

INSULATED AERIAL DEVICE

An aerial device designed with dielectric components to

meet a specific electrical insulation rating.

INSULATED PLATFORM

A platform designed and tested to meet the specific insulation

ratings consistent with the manufacturer's identification plate.

INTERIOR HUNG SCAFFOLD

A suspension scaffold consisting of a platform suspended

from the ceiling or roof structure by fixed length supports.

INTERLOCK

A control or mechanism that, under specified conditions, automatically allows or prevents the operation of another control or mechanism.


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