Glossary of Terms
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An L-shaped member used for support of suspended scaffolds.
DEAD LOAD (SCAFFOLD)
DEAD LOAD (SHORING)
The weight of forms, stringers, joists, reinforcing rods, and the
concrete to be placed.
A heavy object to which a guyline is attached.
A person or entity who buys from a manufacturer or distributor and who generally sells, rents, and services equipment.
An enclosed conveyance to direct the flow of waste material to a collection bin below.
DECELERATION DEVICE - See Shock Absorber.
A component of a system that allows dissipation of energy by
extending the deceleration distance.
A temporary support system consisting of a primary load-gathering
member, joists, and decking material, all fastened together to form a rigid unit intended to be gang-moved.
The deviation of a member during load application.