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G.F.I. (GROUND FAULT INTERRUPTER)

A device which automatically disconnects

electrical current in the event of a short in the circuit.

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GANG FORM

A grouping of panels in concrete forming.

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GIN WHEEL - See Well Wheel

A metal pulley assembly used with a rope for hoisting materials.

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GIRDER

Main structural support member, larger than a beam.

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GOOSER

A bracing member with a fastening device at each end.

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GRAVITY PIN

A fastening device with a locking action caused by gravity.

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GROUND RIGGING

A method of assembling a suspended scaffold platform while it is

positioned at the ground level or on another safe horizontal surface.

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GUARDRAIL

Top member of a guardrail system.

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GUARDRAIL POST

The vertical support used in a guardrail system

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GUARDRAIL SYSTEM

Members erected in a vertical plane to restrict users from falling

from a work platform. May consist of posts, top rails and mid rails.

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