Glossary of Terms


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Abnormal Facade

Facade which does not permit the fixing of through ties or non-movable ties.

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Access Ladder (Climbing Ladder)

A separate, attachable means to or from a scaffold work platform, having at lest 14 inches (35.5 cm) wide regularly spaced rungs approximately 12 inches (30.5 cm) apart.

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Accessories

Those components which when added to scaffolding or shoring enhance their utility or usefulness.

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Accessway

A system which provides access of personnel to and from scaffold platforms.

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ADJUSTABLE 'U' HEAD

A U-Head fitted with a screwjack in order to adjust height

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ADJUSTABLE BEAM

A beam whose length can be varied within predetermined limits.

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ADJUSTABLE LEG

See Extension Device.

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ADJUSTABLE SCAFFOLD

See Scaffold, Adjustable

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ADJUSTABLE SCREW

Screwjack. A load carrying device that allows adjustments in the height of a scaffold or shoring system.

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AERIAL DEVICE

A device which can extend and/or articulate, and is designed to position

personnel and their tools and materials.

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