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EXTENDABLE BOOM

TELESCOPING - The motion between two or more boom sections in a longitudinal direction to extend or retract the platform.

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EXTENDABLE PLATFORM

A platform capable of horizontal extension relative to the

elevating assembly.

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EXTENSION BASE PLATE

A device at the base of a vertical member used to provide

support to a vertical member and to provide height adjustment for uneven ground conditions. The device has pinning holes for macro adjustment rather than screwjack adjustment.

 

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EXTENSION DEVICE

Any device, other than an adjustment screw, used to obtain vertical

adjustment of a scaffold or shoring.

 

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EXTENSION PLANK

A work platform constructed of intermeshing sections designed so that

the sections slide in or out to provide a platform of the desired length.

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EXTENSION TRESTLE

A trestle ladder with an additional section which may be extended

for support of a platform.

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EYE SPLICE

A loop in a rope around a formed thimble made by fastening the end of the rope back onto itself.

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