Glossary of Terms


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MANILA

A natural fiber used for making rope.

MANUAL

A book or pamphlet containing written instructions on how to operate and/or

maintain a product.

MANUALLY PROPELLED MOBILE SCAFFOLD

A scaffold assembly supported by casters and moved manually.

MANUFACTURER

A person or entity who makes, builds, or produces a product.

MASONS' ADJUSTABLE MULTIPLE-POINT SUSPENSION SCAFFOLD

A scaffold having a continuous platform supported by bearers suspended by more that two (2) wire ropes from over head supports, so

arranged and operated as to permit the raising or lowering of the platform to desired

working positions.

MEDIUM DUTY SCAFFOLD

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

working load of 50 pounds per square foot such as is intended for bricklayers or

plasters, with weight of material in addition to workers.

MIDRAIL

A horizontal member approximately midway between the toprail and platform of a

guardrail system.

MOBILE SCAFFOLD

A scaffold assembly supported by casters and moved manually.

MUDSILL

SILL- A member (usually wood) which is designed to distribute the vertical scaffold or shoring

loads to the ground or slab below.

MULTI-LEVEL SUSPENDED SCAFFOLD

A two-point or multi point adjustable suspension scaffold with a series of platforms at various levels supported by common stirrups.


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