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SAUDI ARAMCO SCAFFOLDING CERTIFICATION

SUPERVISOR-1, SUPERVISOR-2 & INSPECTOR


QUESTIONARE

Q: No.1 When does a scaffold inspector complete an inspection?


A: - After loss prevention has inspected the scaffold B: - After loss prevention has signed the scaffold
C: - After the scaffold supervisor has inspected scaffold D: - After the scaffold supervisor has signed the scaffold tag

Q: No.2 Which is one of the responsibilities of a scaffold inspector?


A: - The erection of scaffold B: - The co-signing of scaffold tag
C: - The preparation of the side D: - Submission of scaffolding plan

Q: No.3 Who is responsible for installing Red scaffold tag?


A: - Work permit issuer B: - Safety advisor
C: - Scaffold supervisor D: - Loss prevention representative

Q: No.4 Who is responsible for installing Green scaffold tag for scaffolds less than 6 m (20 ft.) tall?
A: - T & I coordinator B: - Loss prevention representative
C: - Area inspector D: - Scaffold supervisor

Q: No.5 Which scaffold certification is required to supervise the erection and the inspection of any scaffold?
A: - Scaffold supervisor 1 B: - Scaffold supervisor 1-S
C: - Scaffold supervisor 2-S D: - Scaffold supervisor 2-T

Q: No.6 Which scaffold certification permits the supervisor and inspector of any tube and coupler scaffolds less than
12.2 m (40 ft.) excluding special scaffold?
A: - Scaffold supervisor 1 B: - Scaffold supervisor 1-S
C: - Scaffold supervisor 2-S D: - Scaffold supervisor 2-T

Q: No.7 Which scaffold certification permits the supervisor and inspector of any system and fabricated tubular frame
scaffolds less than 12.2 m (40 ft.) excluding special scaffold?
A: - Scaffold supervisor 1 B: - Scaffold supervisor 2-S
C: - Scaffold supervisor 1-S D: - Scaffold supervisor 2-T

Q: No.8 Scaffold plan must be prepare and submit for review if the scaffold is over.
A: - 3 m (10 ft.) B: - 12.2 m (40 ft.)
C: - 6 m (20 ft.) D: - 38 m (125 ft.)

Q: No.9 When must a scaffold have a scaffold plan?


A: - When it is cantilevered by more than 1 m B: - When it is cantilevered by more than 2 m
C: - When it is cantilevered by more than 2.5 m D: - When it is cantilevered by more than 3 m

Q: No.10 What height is a special scaffold?


A: - Over 3 m (10 ft.) tall B: - Over 6 m (20 ft.) tall
C: - Over 12.2 m (40 ft.) tall D: - Over 38 m (125 ft.) tall
Q: No.11 An underhung scaffold requires a scaffold plan when the total platform area is over
A: - 5 m2 (54 ft.2) B: - 10 m2 (107 ft.2)
C: - 20 m2 (215 ft.2) D: - 30 m2 (320 ft.2)

Q: No.12 What color tag is used when a scaffold is being erected or dismantling?
A: - Red B: - Yellow
C: - Green D: - None

Q: No.13 What color tag is used when a scaffold is being altered or has failed inspection?
A: - Green B: - Red
C: - Yellow D: - None

Q: No.14 What is the meaning of a green scaffold tag?


A: - Scaffold complete and safe for used at the time of inspection. B: - Scaffold may be used only by scaffold erection craftsman
C: - Work permit is not required to work on the scaffold D: - Scaffold may be used only if wearing a full body harness

Q: No.15 Which scaffold must be inspected by the supervisor and the inspector?
A: - Scaffolds over 1.8 m (6 ft.) tall B: - Scaffold over 3 m (10 ft.) tall
C: - Scaffold over 5.5 m (18 ft.) tall D: - Scaffold over 6 m (20 ft.) tall

Q: No.16 When must red scaffold tags (holder) be installed?


A: - As soon as the bracing is installed B: - As soon as the ladder as installed
C: - As soon as the base lifts is erected D: - As soon as the first lift is completed.

Q: No.17 Which scaffolds only need to be inspected by a scaffolding supervisor?


A: - Scaffold below 10 m (30 ft.) high B: - Scaffold below 8 m (20 ft.)
C: - Scaffold below 6 m (20 ft.) high D: - Scaffold below 12.2 m (40 ft.)

Q: No.18 What is the meaning of yellow tag?


A: - Nobody may work on a scaffold without a work permit B: - A full body harness must be worn and anchored
C: - A full body harness must be worn D: - A safety belt must be worn and anchored

Q: No.19 Who is permitted to sign and install yellow scaffold tag?


A: - Only worker B: - Any person inspecting the scaffold
C: - Loss prevention D: - Scaffold supervisor or scaffold inspector

Q: No.20 When must a scaffold with green or yellow scaffold tag be re-inspected?
A: - Every week B: - Every three week
C: - Every four week D: - Every two week

Q: No.21 Refer to drawing 1001. How many lift is the inner section of the scaffold?
A: - Five lift B: - Nine lift
C: - Eleven lift D: - Fourteen lift

Q: No.22 Refer to drawing 1001. What is the height from the ground to the bottom of the soldier beam?
A: - 15 meters B: - 14.25 meters
C: - 15.85 meters D: - 14.50 meters
Q: No.23 Refer to drawing 1002. How many bays long is the scaffold?
A: - Four bays B: - Six bays
C: - Eight bays D: - Ten bays

Q: No.24 Refer to drawing 1002. How high above ground level is the first working platform?
A: - 0.5 meters B: - 1.0 meter
C: - 1.5 meters D: - 2.0 meters

Q: No.25 Refer to drawing 1003. How many plane braces are on the mobile scaffold?
A: - One B: - Two
C: - Three D: - Four

Q: No.26 Refer to drawing 1003. How long is the hinged guardrail?


A: - 0.5 meter B: - 1.0 meter
C: - 1.5 meters D: - 2.0 meters

Q: No.27 Refer to drawings 1004. How many rocking base plate are on the outer row of post (standards)?
A: - Seven B: - Fourteen
C: - Twenty-one D: - Twenty-eight

Q: No.28 Refer to drawing 1005. How many levels of ties tubes are bulled to the column?
A: - Five B: - Nine
C: - Seven D: - Eleven

Q: No.29 Refer to drawing 1005. How many cantilevered working platform?


A: - 2 B: - 4
C: - 6 D: - 8

Q: No.30 Refer to drawing 1007. What is the total length of the posts (standards)?
A: - 8.0 meters B: - 6.8 meters
C: - 5.5 meters D: - 9.5 meters

Q: No.31 Refer to drawing 1006. What is the size of outermost bays of the working platform?
A: - 1.0 meter 1.3 meters B: - 1.0 meter 2.3 meters
C: - 1.0 meter 3.3 meters D: - 1.0 meter 1.0 meter

Q: No.32 Refer to drawing 1007. What is the size of working platform?


A: - 9.4 meters by 7.1 meters B: - 8.1 meters by 5.8 meters
C: - 5.6 meters by 4.2 meters D: - 3.8 meters by 2.9 meters

Q: No.33 Refer to drawing 1007. How many cantilevered frames are there?
A: - One B: - Two
C: - Three D: - Four

Q: No.34 Refer to drawing 1008. What length is the ladder (sure) beam?
A: - 6.1 meters B: - 5.1 meters
C: - 4.1 meters D: - 3.1 meters
Q: No.35 Refer to drawing 1008. How wide is the working platform?
A: - Three boards B: - Five boards
C: - Four boards D: - Six boards

Q: No.36 Refer to drawing 1009. How many trapezoidal sections are there is the upper (smaller) platform?
A: - Eight B: - Twelve
C: - Fourteen D: - Sixteen

Q: No.37 Refer to drawing 1009. What type of vertical bracing is used?


A: - Longitudinal B: - Faade bracing
C: - bracing D: - Zig-zag diagional

Q: No.38 Refer to drawing 1010. What is the width of scaffold working platform?
A: - 0.6 meters B: - 1.6 meters
C: - 1.1 meters D: - 2.1 meters

Q: No.39 Refer to drawing 1010. What height is the first joint pin?
A: - 12.0 meters B: - 4.0 meters
C: - 6.0 meters D: - 3.0 meters

Q: No.40 What must be done when a ladder is found with a split or damaged rung?
A: - Removed from the Saudi ARAMCO property or project B: - Repaired and approved by a supervisor
C: - Repaired and tested by the inspector department D: - Only used to high below the lowest defect

Q: No.41 What must be portable ladder positioned to allow workers safe access to the platforms?
A: - Sloped at 3:1 and extended 1.2 m (4 ft.) the platforms B: - Placed vertically and secured at the top only
C: - Sloped at 4:1 and extended 0.9 m (3 ft.) the platforms D: - Sloped at 5:1 and extended 0.6 m (2 ft.) the platforms

Q: No.42 Why must wooden ladder never be painted?


A: - It makes the ladder slippery B: - It speeds up corrosion
C: - It makes handling difficult D: - It hides any defects

Q: No.43 The clearance between rungs and projecting climbing objects on the climbing side?
A: - 300 mm (12) B: - 750 mm (30)
C: - 450 mm (18) D: - 400 mm (16)

Q: No.44 What type of ladder is not use near electrical power lines?
A: - Fiberglass ladder B: - Wooden ladder
C: - Job made ladder D: - Aluminum ladder

Q: No.45 The preferred distance between ladders rungs is..


A: - 200 mm (8) B: - 400 mm (16)
C: - 300 mm (12) D: - 450 mm (18)

Q: No.46 The distance of ladder from ground must be.


A: - 200 mm (8) B: - 400 mm (16)
C: - 450 mm (18) D: - 600 mm (24)
Q: No.47 The vertical toe clearance above top edge of the rung of ladder must be at least..
A: - 50 mm (2) B: - 200 mm (8)
C: - 100 mm (4) D: - 250 mm (10)

Q: No.48 What must be check on scaffold fitting?


A: - That they are painted B: - The BSI marking is clear
C: - The threads for damage D: - That the coupler is brass

Q: No.49 When is mental banding required on the end of a scaffold planks?


A: - If there is a split more than 12 mm (1/2) B: - If there is a split more than 50 mm (2)
C: - If there is a split more than 25 mm (1) D: - If there is a split more than 100 mm (4)

Q: No.50 What marking are found on embossed scaffold tubing?


A: - BS 2484 B: - BS 1139
C: - BS 1387 D: - GI 8.001

Q: No.51 Which is one of the uses of damaged scaffold planks?


A: - Concrete form B: - Timber sills
C: - Toe boards D: - French shoring

Q: No.52 A twist from end to end in a scaffold planks must be no more than ..
A: - 6.5 mm (1/4) B: - 25 mm (1)
C: - 13 mm (1/2) D: - 38 mm (11-1/2)

Q: No.53 What must be done to a scaffold coupler that has been marked with orange paint?
A: - Remove from the jobsite and repaired B: - Remove from the jobsite and use another job
C: - Remove from the jobsite and destroyed D: - The paint remove and use again

Q: No.54 What must be stamped on the edges of laminated veneer lumber (LVL) scaffold planks?
A: - Scaffold plank B: - Plank OSHA tested
C: - OSHA D: - ANSI approved

Q: No.55 A split on the end of a banded scaffold planks must be no more than
A: - 100 mm (4) B: - 250 mm (10)
C: - 400 mm (16) D: - 300 mm (12)

Q: No.56 What is the maximum load of a Light-duty scaffold?


A: - 70 kg/m2 B: - 170 kg/m2
C: - 120 kg/m2 D: - 240 kg/m2

Q: No.57 What is the maximum load of a Medium-duty scaffold?


A: - 70 kg/m2 B: - 120 kg/m2
C: - 170 kg/m2 D: - 240 kg/m2

Q: No.58 Which load would require a special-duty scaffold?


A: - 120 kg/m2 B: - 170 kg/m2
C: - 240 kg/m2 D: - 290 kg/m2
Q: No.59 Which type of scaffold has a maximum load rating of 120 kg/m2 (25 psf)?
A: - Light-duty B: - Medium-duty
C: - Heavy-duty D: - Special-duty

Q: No.60 Which type of scaffold has a maximum load rating of 240 kg/m2 (50 psf)?
A: - Light-duty B: - Heavy-duty
C: - Medium -duty D: - Special-duty

Q: No.61 What is the load rating for a scaffold used for masonry work?
A: - Light-duty B: - Medium-duty
C: - General-duty D: - Special-duty

Q: No.62 What is the load rating for a scaffold used to support larger piping or heavy equipment?
A: - Light-duty B: - General-duty
C: - Medium -duty D: - Special-duty

Q: No.63 What is the load rating for a scaffold used for a abrasive (sand blasting) where the optional for buildup of
abrasive is possible?
A: - Light-duty B: - General-duty
C: - Medium-duty D: - Special-duty

Q: No.64 What is the minimum number of posts that must be placed on a sill (sole board)?
A: - One B: - Three
C: - Two D: - Four

Q: No.65 What must be done when erecting a scaffolds on soft ground?


A: - Reduce the height B: - Erect two posts
C: - Level the ground D: - Use sill (sole board/ sole plate)

Q: No.66 When must base plates be used?


A: - When scaffold is erected on hard surface B: - All time except on mobile scaffold
C: - When scaffold is erected on soft foundation C: - If mobile scaffold are used

Q: No.67 The size of the timber sills (sole plates) must be at least?
A: - 215 mm (8.6) by 38 mm (1-1/2) B: - 300 mm (12) by 50 mm (2)
C: - 225 mm (9) by 38 mm (1-1/2) D: - 25 mm (1) by 38 mm (1-1/2)

Q: No.68 Base plate must be at least?


A: - 150 mm (6 square), 6 mm (1/4) thick B: - 150 mm (6 square), 20 mm (3/4) thick
C: - 225 mm (9 square), 6 mm (1/4) thick D: - 300 mm (12 square), 6 mm (1/4) thick

Q: No.69 What must be checked when erecting the foundation for scaffolds?
A: - The ground must be wet B: - The ground must be wet
C: - Check available electrical supply D: - Any sign of underground piping
Q: No.70 What are screw jack used for?
A: - To compensate for variation in ground level B: - To compensate for setting foundation
C: - To distribute loads over a greater surface area D: - To replace sills on sloped ground

Q: No.71 Screw jack can be adjusted no more than


A: - 1/3 of total threaded length showing B: - 2/3 of total threaded length
C: - 300 mm of threaded length D: - 150 mm of threaded length showing

Q: No.72 What type of bracing is used on a birdcage scaffold?


A: - Transverse (sectional) zig-zag B: - Interior longitudinal (zig-zag)
C: - Transverse (sectional) Bracing D: - Longitudinal (faade)

Q: No.73 Where must bracing be installed on a scaffold?


A: - On every other lift to the top B: - All side to the top
C: - At the back and the front on the first lift D: - On two side of the first lift

Q: No.74 What is the main function of bracing?


A: - To make scaffold square B: - To enable easy inspection of scaffold
C: - To add rigidity to the scaffold D: - To erect any incorrect measurement

Q: No.75 What must not be used to extend bracing?


A: - Right-angle coupler B: - A sleeve coupler
C: - A bearer coupler D: - A splice

Q: No.76 What type of bracing is installed as close as possible to the node points along the length of the scaffold?
A: - Transverse B: - Longitudinal (faade)
C: - Bracing D: - Scissor bracing

Q: No.77 When must longitudinal (faade) bracing be installed on a scaffold whose length is greater than its height?
A: - Every third post B: - Every fifth post
C: - Every second post D: - Every post

Q: No.78 What type of horizontal bracing is used on a mobile scaffold?


A: - Sway B: - Zig-zag
C: - Ledger D: - Plan

Q: No.79 At what angle must Zig-Zag bracing be installed?


A: - 35-55 degrees B: - 25-45 degrees
C: - 35-60 degrees D: - 35-70 degrees

Q: No.80 What is the maximum number of open bays if transverse zig-zag bracing is installed along the width of a
birdcage scaffold?
A: - Four B: - Five
C: - Three D: - Six
Q: No.81 What is the maximum distance that bracing can be installed from a node point on a scaffold?
A: - 200 mm (8) B: - 150 mm (6)
C: - 300 mm (12) D: - 250 mm (10)

Q: No.82 What is the minimum overlap required when splicing bracing?


A: - 300 mm (12) B: - 600 mm (24)
C: - 400 mm (16) D: - 450 mm (18)

Q: No.83 What type of coupler must be used when installing a tie?


A: - Swivel B: - Right-angle (Double)
C: - Single D: - D H clamp

Q: No.84 A raker must be no more than.


A: - 6.4 m (21 ft.) B: - 4 m (13 ft.)
C: - 7.3 m (24 ft.) D: - 5 m (16 ft.)

Q: No.85 How many lifts can there be above a raker tie-in point?
A: - Fourth B: - One
C: - Three D: - Two

Q: No.86 Which is the highest lift a raker can be connected to?


A: - Fourth lift B: - Second lift
C: - Third lift D: - First lift

Q: No.87 How many reveal ties can be used on a scaffold?


A: - No more than 25% of the total number of ties B: - No more than 50% of the total number of ties
C: - No more than 75% of the total number of ties D: - No more than 10% of the total number of ties

Q: No.88 How many posts (standards) or runners (ledgers) must be tie tube be connected to?
A: - At least 4 B: - At least 3
C: - At least 1 D: - At least 2

Q: No.89 Where must tie tubes be connected to a scaffold?


A: - To one post (standard) B: - Close to the node point
C: - To bearers that are close to point D: - To one runner (ledger)

Q: No.90 What is one of the methods used to connect a tie tube to a column?
A: - Bridle tie B: - Two ways (through) tie
C: - Box tie D: - Reveal tube

Q: No.91 What is the horizontal spacing between ties?


A: - No more than 5 m (16 ft.) B: - No more than 7 m (23 ft.)
C: - No more than 9 m (30 ft.) D: - No more than 11 m (36 ft.)

Q: No.92 The vertical spacing between ties must be no more than.


A: - 8 m (26 ft.) B: - 12 m (23 ft.)
C: - 10 m (33 ft.) D: - 6 m (20 ft.)
Q: No.93 Which scaffold must be have ties?
A: - 1 m wide 6 m long 5 m high B: - 1 m wide 4 m long 3 m high
C: - 2 m wide 2 m long 6 m high D: - 1 m wide 1 m long 3 m high

Q: No.94 What height must ties be fitted to a scaffold that is 30 foot high?
A: - 12 feet B: - 26 feet
C: - 16 feet D: - 30 feet

Q: No.95 What height must ties be fitted to a scaffold that is 3 feet wide 8 feet long?
A: - 9 feet B: - 12 feet
C: - 24 feet D: - 32 feet

Q: No.96 What height must a guardrail system be fitted to all open sides of a scaffold platform?
A: - 1.0 m (3 ft.) B: - 1.8 m (6 ft.)
C: - 2.4 m (8 ft.) D: - 3.0 m (10 ft.)

Q: No.97 Where must guardrails be installed on a working platform?


A: - On all open sides and ends B: - Only on longitudinal (long) open sides
C: - Only on transverse (short) open sides D: - Only on two open sides

Q: No.98 Where must top rails and mid rails be secured?


A: - Inside all uprights B: - Outside all uprights
C: - Inside every other upright D: - To the end upright only

Q: No.99 The distance between uprights used to support guardrails must no more than.
A: - 2.1 m (7 ft.) B: - 2.7 m (9 ft.)
C: - 3.0 m (10 ft.) D: - 3.7 m (12 ft.)

Q: No.100 A guardrail system must be fitted if the distance between a working platform and a wall is more
than.
A: - 100 mm (4) B: - 200 mm (8)
C: - 360 mm (14) D: - 460 mm (18)

Q: No.101 At what height must top rails be fitted above working platforms?
A: - Between 90 cm (35) and 110 cm (43) B: - Between 95 cm (38) and 115 cm (45)
C: - Between 100 cm (39) and 120 cm (47) D: - Between 105 cm (41) and 125 cm (49)

Q: No.102 The distance between supports for 38 mm (1-1/2) wood planks must be no more than..
A: - 1.5 m (5 ft.) B: - 2.7 m (9 ft.)
C: - 3.0 m (10 ft.) D: - 3.6 m (12 ft.)

Q: No.103 The distance between supports for 50 mm (2) wood planks must be no more than..
A: - 1.2 m (4 ft.) B: - 2.4 m (8 ft.)
C: - 3.0 m (10 ft.) D: - 3.6 m (12 ft.)
Q: No.104 Scaffold planks (boards), without cleats extend must beyond the end support by at least.
A: - 50 mm (2) B: - 100 mm (4)
C: - 150 mm (6) D: - 300 mm (12)

Q: No.105 Scaffold planks (boards) must not extend beyond the end support by more than..
A: - 200 mm (8) B: - 300 mm (12)
C: - 450 mm (18) D: - 610 mm (24)

Q: No.106 Scaffold planks (boards) must overlap by at least.


A: - 200 mm (8) B: - 300 mm (12)
C: - 450 mm (18) D: - 610 mm (24)

Q: No.107 How can a gap of more than 600 mm (2 ft.) on a platform be covered?
A: - Cover with plywood, overlapping by 200 mm B: - Cover with 1 plywood, overlapping by 200 mm
C: - Cover the gap with at least 2 tin sheets D: - Cover the gap with cross planks (boards)

Q: No.108 The gap between scaffold planks (boards) must be no more than
A: - 150 mm (6) B: - 75 mm (3)
C: - 50 mm (2) D: - 25 mm (1)

Q: No.109 The width of a scaffold platform or walkway must be at least..


A: - 1 scaffold plank (225 mm/9) B: - 2 scaffold planks (450 mm/18)
C: - 3 scaffold planks (675 mm/27) D: - 5 scaffold planks (1125 mm/45)

Q: No.110 The slope (vertical: horizontal) of scaffold platforms must be no more that
A: - 1:2 B: - 1:3
C: - 1:4 D: - 1:6

Q: No.111 The height between top rails and a working platform must be no more than..
A: - 90 cm (36) B: - 100 cm (40)
C: - 115 cm (45) D: - 120 cm (48)

Q: No.112 The height between top rails and a working platform must be at least..
A: - 80 cm (32) B: - 85 cm (34)
C: - 89 cm (35) D: - 95 cm (38)

Q: No.113 The height of a toe board must be at least


A: - 100 mm (4) B: - 150 mm (6)
C: - 200 mm (8) D: - 230 mm (9)

Q: No.114 The thickness of a wooden toe board must be at least


A: - 13 mm (1/2) B: - 25 mm (1)
C: - 38 mm (1-1/2) D: - 50 mm (2)

Q: No.115 Where must toe boards be fitted on a scaffold work platform?


A: - Only on transverse (short) open sides B: - Only on longitudinal (long) open sides
C: - All open sides and ends D: - All ends only
Q: No.116 The vertical distance (clearance) between the bottom of the toe boards and scaffold platforms must be no
more than.
A: - 0 mm (0) B: - 3 mm (1/8)
C: - 6 mm (1/4) D: - 13 mm (1/2)

Q: No.117 The size of openings in wire mesh screens used to protect workers from falling objects, must be more
than ..................
A: - 3 mm (1/8) B: - 7 mm (1/4)
C: - 13 mm (1/2) D: - 19 mm (3/4)

Q: No.118 If the working platform on a scaffold is 27 m (90 ft.), and three ladders are installed. How many rest
platform (Landings) must be erected?
A: - One B: - Two
C: - Three D: - Four

Q: No.119 What is the width of an access opening for an internal ladder in a scaffold?
A: - 450 mm (18) (2 planks) B: - 675 mm (27) (3 planks)
C: - 900 mm (30) (4 planks) D: - 1,125 mm (45) (5 planks)

Q: No.120 The width for a ladder landing (rest platform) must be at least..
A: - 1 scaffold plank (225 mm/9) B: - 2 scaffold planks (450 mm/18)
C: - 3 scaffold planks (675 mm/27) D: - 5 scaffold planks (1125 mm/45)

Q: No.121 In a tube and coupler scaffold, what coupler (fitting) must be used to secure a runner (ledger) to a post
(standard)?
A: - Right-angle (Double) coupler B: - Bearer (putlog) coupler
C: - Adjustable (swivel) coupler D: - Girder coupler

Q: No.122 When connecting posts (standards) together in a tube and coupler scaffold, what erection procedure must
be followed?
A: - Joints must be made with double couplers B: - Joints must be made with swivel couplers
C: - Joints must be in the same lift height D: - Joints in adjacent posts (standards) must be staggered

Q: No.123 Where must be runners (ledgers) be installed on tube and coupler scaffolds?
A: - Every bay across the width of the scaffold B: - Every bay along the length of the scaffold
C: - Every other bay across the width of the scaffold D: - Every other bay along the length of the scaffold

Q: No.124 On tube and coupler scaffolds, the vertical distance between lift must be no more than..
A: - 1.5 m (5 ft.) B: - 2 m (6.5 ft.)
C: - 2.6 m (8.5 ft.) D: - 1.2 m (4 ft.)

Q: No.125 Where must be bearers (transoms) and board bearers (intermediate transom) be installed on tube and
coupler scaffolds?
A: - Underneath runners (ledgers) B: - Diagonally
C: - Alongside runners D: - On top of runners (ledgers)
Q: No.126 The distance from a post (standard) and sleeve coupler joint in a runner (ledger) must be no more than
A: - 150 mm (6) B: - 225 mm (9)
C: - 100 mm (4) D: - 300 mm (12)

Q: No.127 What must be done when making joints in runners (ledgers) in a tube and coupler scaffold?
A: - The joints must be made with single couplers B: - The joints must be made with swivel couplers
C: - The joints must be in the same lift height D: - The joints must not be in the same bay

Q: No.128 How many tube and coupler scaffold be braced?


A: - Half-height in both directions B: - Full-height in both directions
C: - Only on the ends D: - Only on the face

Q: No.129 The distance between bracing and node point in a tube and coupler scaffold must be no more than
A: - 150 mm (6) B: - 225 mm (9)
C: - 300 mm (12) D: - 100 mm (4)

Q: No.130 What type of coupler (fitting) must be used to join bracing tubes?
A: - End-toend (sleeve) coupler B: - Right-angle (Double) coupler
C: - Bearer (putlog) coupler D: - Girder coupler

Q: No.131 What is the height of base lift (kicker lift) on a typical tube and coupler scaffold?
A: - 225 mm (9) B: - 150 mm (6)
C: - 300 mm (12) D: - 100 mm (4)

Q: No.132 Where must bearers (transoms) be installed in tube and coupler scaffolds?
A: - To two posts in every bay across the width B: - To two posts in every bay along the length
C: - To two posts in every other bay across the width D: - To two posts in every other bay along the length

Q: No.133 In a tube and coupler scaffold, the distance a bearer (transom) can extend beyond a runner (ledger) must
be at least.
A: - 225 mm (9) B: - 150 mm (6)
C: - 300 mm (12) D: - 100 mm (4)

Q: No.134 If two posts (standards) are jointed, they must not be..
A: - In the same length B: - Opposite in the same lift
C: - Side by side in the same lift D: - In the same width

Q: No.135 On a tube and coupler scaffold. If bearers (transoms) are coupled to runners (ledgers), the distance from
the posts (standards) to the bearer must be no more than
A: - 125 mm (9) B: - 300 mm (12)
C: - 450 mm (18) D: - 750 mm (30)

Q: No.136 In a tube and coupler scaffold, the distance between a post (standard) and a sleeve-coupler joint in a
runner (ledger) must be no more than
A: - 1200 mm (48) B: - 900 mm (36)
C: - 600 mm (24) D: - 300 mm (12)
Q: No.137 What procedure must be followed when erecting SYSTEM scaffolds?
A: - OSHA standards and Saudi Aramco B: - European standards and Saudi Aramco requirements
C: - Manufacturers instructions and Saudi Aramco requirements. D: - ANSI standards and Saudi Aramco requirements

Q: No.138 What part of the system scaffold may be connected using tube and coupler components?
A: - Bearers (Transoms) B: - Bracing
C: - Runners (Ledgers) D: - Posts (Standards)

Q: No.139 Unless otherwise specified in the manufacturers instruction, where must diagonal braces be installed on a
SYSTEM scaffold?
A: - Every 10 m (33 ft.) B: - Every 20 m (65 ft.)
C: - Every 30 m (98 ft.) D: - Every 40 m (130 ft.)

Q: No.140 For a system scaffold, what type of fitting must be used to join posts (standards)?
A: - Bearer (putlog) coupler B: - Adjustable (swivel) coupler
C: - Bolted spigot D: - Right-angle (Double) coupler

Q: No.141 The height of a fabricated tubular frame scaffold must be no more than.
A: - 6 m (20 ft.) B: - 8 m (26 ft.)
C: - 10 m (33 ft.) D: - 12 m (40 ft.)

Q: No.142 Which type of scaffold require scissor bracing?


A: - Cup lock B: - Frame
C: - Layher D: - Quick fix

Q: No.143 What is the load rating of a fabricated tubular frame scaffold?


A: - Light-duty B: - Medium-duty
C: - Heavy-duty D: - Special-duty

Q: No.144 Which type of system scaffold must not be used?


A: - Cup locking B: - Captive wedge
C: - Quick fix D: - Locking-pin

Q: No.145 Where must plan (horizontal) bracing be installed on mobile and tower scaffolds?
A: - Every other lift B: - Top and bottom lifts only
C: - Bottom, top, and every third lift D: - Bottom lift only

Q: No.146 The diameter of the casters (wheels) on a LIGHT-DUTY mobile scaffold must be at least..
A: - 100 mm (4) B: - 120 mm (5)
C: - 170 mm (7) D: - 200 mm (8)

Q: No.147 The diameter of the casters (wheels) on a MEDIUM-DUTY mobile scaffold must be at least..
A: - 100 mm (4) B: - 120 mm (5)
C: - 170 mm (7) D: - 200 mm (8)
Q: No.148 What must be installed on all mobile scaffold casters?
A: - Chocks B: - Screwjack
C: - Wheel locks D: - Wedges

Q: No.149 The height of the mobile or freestanding tower scaffold must be no more than..
A: - 3 times the smallest base dimension B: - 4 times the smallest base dimension
C: - 5 times the smallest base dimension D: - 6 times the smallest base dimension

Q: No.150 What must be fitted if the top work platform on a free standing tower scaffold is five times the height of the
smallest base dimension?
A: - Plan braces B: - Ties
C: - Additional bearers (transoms) D: - Cross braces

Q: No.151 What is the minimum number of board bearers that must be fitted if the longitudinal post spacing exceeds
1.5 meters (5 feet) on a scaffold?
A: - 1 B: - 2
C: - 3 D: - 4

Q: No.152 The distance between a trapeze tube and a runner (ledger), on an underhung scaffold must be at least
A: - 1150 mm (4 ft.) B: - 300 mm (1 ft.)
C: - 910 mm (3 ft.) D: - 600 mm (2 ft.)

Q: No.153 What type of coupler must be used to attach runners (ledgers) and bearers (transoms) to a hanger tube
on an underhung scaffold?
A: - Right-angle (Double) coupler B: - Adjustable (swivel) coupler
C: - Bearer (putlog) coupler D: - End-to end (sleeve) coupler

Q: No.154 Where must check (safety) coupler be installed on an underhung scaffold?


A: - Below all runners (ledgers) B: - At the top of all hanger tubes
C: - On all tie tubes D: - Below all bearers (transoms)

Q: No.155 What is the minimum number of couplers required if a splice is used in a hanger tube?
A: - 2 B: - 3
C: - 4 D: - 5

Q: No.156 What is the largest load rating for bracket scaffolds?


A: - Light-duty B: - Medium-duty
C: - Heavy-duty D: - Special-duty

Q: No.157 If 38 mm (1-1/2) boards are used on a bracket scaffold, the distance between brackets must not be more
than
A: - 3.0 m (10 ft.) B: - 2.0 m (6.5 ft.)
C: - 1.5 m (5 ft.) D: - 1.2 m (4 ft.)

Q: No.158 The distance between the brackets on a tank builders scaffold must be at least
A: - 1.2 m (4 ft.) B: - 1.5 m (5 ft.)
C: - 2.0 m (6.5 ft.) D: - 3.2 m (10 ft.6)
Q: No.159 Who must examine a tank before straps are welded on to support a bracket scaffold?
A: - A Saudi Aramco certified scaffolder inspector B: - The Proponents Engineering Unit
C: - Saudi Aramco Loss Prevention D: - The Maintenance Superintendent

Q: No.160 Who must approve the welds on the straps before the brackets are fitted for a bracket scaffold?
A: - A Saudi Aramco certified scaffolder inspector B: - Saudi Aramco Loss Prevention
C: - A Saudi Aramco certified welding inspector D: - The Maintenance Superintendent

Q: No.161 What rope must be used for top rails and mid rails on a bracket scaffold?
A: - 3 mm (1/8) wire rope B: - 6 mm (11/4) wire rope
C: - 10 mm (3/8) wire rope D: - 18 mm (3/4) wire rope

Q: No.162 The width of the working platform on a bracket scaffold must be at least.
A: - 1 plank B: - 2 planks
C: - 4 planks D: - 5 planks

Q: No.163 The width of the working platform on a bracket scaffold must be no more than..
A: - 4 planks B: - 1 plank
C: - 2 planks D: - 3 planks

Q: No.164 How must planks be laid on a bracket scaffold?


A: - In one direction overlapping by at least 230 mm (9) B: - In alternate direction overlapping by at least 150 mm (6)
C: - In one direction overlapping by at least 75 mm (3) D: - In alternate direction overlapping by at least 600 mm (24)

Q: No.165 The travel distance to an exit point on a working platform must be no more than..
A: - 7.6 meters B: - 15 meters
C: - 45 meters D: - 60 meters

Q: No.166 The headroom above a scaffold platform must be at least.


A: - 1.8 meters B: - 2 meters
C: - 2.1 meters D: - 2.7 meters

Q: No.167 The width of a temporary stairway must be at least


A: - 560 mm B: - 610 mm
C: - 685 mm D: - 760 mm

Q: No.168 The vertical distance between landings on a temporary stairway must be no more than..
A: - 3 meters B: - 3.7 meters
C: - 4.8 meters D: - 6.1 meters

Q: No.169 The dimensions of landings on a temporary stairway must be at least..


A: - 760 mm long by 560 mm wide B: - 560 mm long by 760 mm wide
C: - 760 mm long by 760 mm wide D: - 560 mm long by 560 mm wide

Q: No.170 Temporary stairways must be installed between.


A: - 20 to 40 degrees above the horizontal B: - 35 to 55 degrees above the horizontal
C: - 45 to 60 degrees above the horizontal D: - 30 to 50 degrees above the horizontal

Q: No.171 The height of risers on temporary stairway must be at least..


A: - 150 mm B: - 215 mm
C: - 220 mm D: - 280 mm

Q: No.172 The height of risers on temporary stairway must be no more than..


A: - 150 mm B: - 215 mm
C: - 220 mm D: - 280 mm

Q: No.173 The tread depth on temporary stairway must be at least..


A: - 150 mm B: - 215 mm
C: - 220 mm D: - 280 mm

Q: No.174 The tread depth on temporary stairway must be no more than


A: - 150 mm B: - 215 mm
C: - 220 mm D: - 280 mm

Q: No.175 The slope of a temporary ramp must be no more than.


A: - 1 vertical to 1 horizontal B: - 1 vertical to 3 horizontal
C: - 1 vertical to 5 horizontal D: - 1 vertical to 7 horizontal

Q: No.176 At what height above a lower level, must a ramp or walkway be provided with a guardrail system?
A: - 0.6 meters B: - 1.2 meters
C: - 1.8 meters D: - 2.4 meters

Q: No.177 What slope must be cleats be fitted to ramps?


A: - 1 vertical to 4 horizontal B: - 1 vertical to 5 horizontal
C: - 1 vertical to 6 horizontal D: - 1 vertical to 7 horizontal

Q: No.178 How many working levels can be there on a LIGHT-DUTY scaffold, with 8 planked levels?
A: - 0 B: - 1
C: - 2 D: - 3

Q: No.179 How many working levels can be there on a LIGHT-DUTY scaffold, with 7 planked levels?
A: - 0 B: - 1
C: - 2 D: - 3

Q: No.180 How many working levels can be there on a LIGHT-DUTY scaffold, with 5 planked levels?
A: - 0 B: - 1
C: - 2 D: - 3

Q: No.181 How many working levels can be there on a LIGHT-DUTY scaffold, with 4 planked levels?
A: - 0 B: - 1
C: - 2 D: - 3

Q: No.182 How many working levels can be there on a MEDUM-DUTY scaffold, with 6 planked levels?
A: - 0 B: - 1
C: - 2 D: - 3

Q: No.183 How many working levels can be there on a MEDUM-DUTY scaffold, with 3 planked levels?
A: - 0 B: - 2
C: - 1 D: - 4

Q: No.184 How many working levels can be there on a MEDUM-DUTY scaffold, with 2 planked levels?
A: - 4 B: - 2
C: - 1 D: - 0

Q: No.185 The distance between any scaffold post and the edge of an unshored excavation must be at least..
A: - The depth of the excavation B: - 1.5 times the depth of the excavation
C: - 2 times the depth of the excavation D: - The depth of the excavation + 1.2 meters

Q: No.186 The distance between scaffold tubes and an insulated 16.7 kV electrical power line must be at least
A: - 1 meter B: - 3 meters
C: - 3 meters + 100 mm for every 100 V over 10 kV D: - Twice the length of the scaffold tube

Q: No.187 The distance between scaffold tubes and an insulated 60 kV electrical power line must be at least..
A: - 1 meter B: - 3 meters
C: - 4 meters D: - Twice the length of the scaffold tube

Q: No.188 The distance between scaffold tubes and an un-insulated 6.7 kV electrical power line must be at least
A: - 1 meter B: - 3 meters
C: - 3 meters + 100 mm for every 1000 V over 50 kV D: - Twice the length of the scaffold tube

Q: No.189 On a LIGHT-DUTY tube and coupler scaffold constructed with EMBOSSED tubing, with a transverse post
spacing of 1 meter, the longitudinal post must be no more than.
A: - 2.3 meters B: - 1.8 meters
C: - 2.4 meters D: - 2.7 meters

Q: No.190 On a LIGHT-DUTY tube and coupler scaffold constructed with EMBOSSED tubing, with a longitudinal post
spacing of 2.7 meters, the transverse post spacing must be no more than.
A: - 2.7 meters B: - 1.2 meters
C: - 1 meter D: - 2.4 meters

Q: No.191 On a LIGHT-DUTY tube and coupler scaffold constructed with EMBOSSED tubing, with a transverse post
spacing of 1.2 meter, the longitudinal post spacing must be no more than.
A: - 2.4 meters B: - 2.7 meters
C: - 2.3 meters D: - 1.8 meters

Q: No.192 On a LIGHT-DUTY tube and coupler scaffold constructed with EMBOSSED tubing, with a longitudinal post
spacing of 2.4 meters, the transverse post spacing must be no more than.
A: - 1 meter B: - 1.2 meters
C: - 2.4 meters D: - 2.7 meters
Q: No.193 On a LIGHT-DUTY tube and coupler scaffold constructed with NON-EMBOSSED tubing, and a transverse
post spacing of 1 meter, the longitudinal post spacing must be no more than.
A: - 2.4 meters B: - 2.3meters
C: - 2.7meters D: - 1.8 meters

Q: No.194 On a LIGHT-DUTY tube and coupler scaffold constructed with NON-EMBOSSED tubing, and a
longitudinal post spacing of 2.3 meters, the transverse post spacing must be no more than.
A: - 1.2 meters B: - 1.8 meters
C: - 1 meter D: - 2.3 meters

Q: No.195 On a LIGHT-DUTY tube and coupler scaffold constructed with NON-EMBOSSED tubing, and a transverse
post spacing of 1.2 meters, the longitudinal post spacing must be no more than.
A: - 1.0 meter B: - 1.8 meters
C: - 1.2 meters D: - 2.3 meters

Q: No.196 On a LIGHT-DUTY tube and coupler scaffold constructed with NON-EMBOSSED tubing, and a
longitudinal post spacing of 1.8 meters, the transverse post spacing must be no more than
A: - 1 meter B: - 1.8 meters
C: - 2.3 meters D: - 1.2 meters
Q: No.197 Refer to handout on CUPLOK System scaffolds. If a MEDIUM-DUTY Birdcage scaffold constructed with
CUPLOK has a transverse post spacing of 1.6 meters, the longitudinal post spacing must be no more than

SGB Manufactured Cuplok Loads


SGB for use in Saudi Aramco Date: Pg Sp 03

Maximum Allowable Post Spacings for Cuplok GR43 System Scaffolding


Using 38 mm (1-1/2) or 50 mm (2) thick scaffold boards
EN 10219-min yield-275 N/ mm2
Type of scaffold Medium Duty 240 kg/m2
Transverse post Longitudinal Number of Intermediate Max Max Max
spacing (Bearer post spacing Board Bearer Transom Working Planked Height
span) (Transom (Runner span) (Intermediate (Board Bearer) Levels Levels (m)
span) (Ledger span) Transom) spacing mtrs
TOWER 2.5 m (8.2) 2.5 m (8.2) HD 2** pairs 1.50 m (5.0) 1 7 38
2 2 24
2.5 m (8.2) 1.8 m (6.0) 2** pairs 1.20 m (4.0) 1 7 38
2 2 24
1.8 m (6.0) 1.8 m (6.0) 2 pairs 1.20 m (4.0) 1 7 38
2 2 24
1.6 m (5.3) 1.8 (6.0)m 2 Equal Spacing 1 7 38
2 2 24
INDEPENDENT 2.5 m (8.2) 1.8 m (6.0) 2** pairs 1.20 m (4.0) 1 4 32
2 2 24
RUN
1.3 m (4.3) 2.5 m (8.2) 2 1.50 m (5.0) 1 7 32
2 2 24
1.8 m (6.0) 1.8 m (6.0) 2 pairs 1.20 m (4.0) 1 7 38
2 2 24
1.6 m (5.3) 1.8 m (6.0) 2 Equal Spacing 1 7 38
2 2 24
BIRDCAGE 1.8 m (6.0) 1.8 m (6.0) 2 pairs 1.4 m (4.7) 1 1 32
1.6 m (5.3) 1.8 m (6.0) 2 pairs 1.6 m (5.3) 1 1 38

1.8 m (6.0) 1.6 m (5.3) 2 pairs 1.3 m (4.3) 1 1 38

Note
1. The above maximum spans may increase when decking systems do not require board bearers (intermediate transoms).
For 2.5 m (8.2) span this would require the use of SGB Cuplok modular steel or aluminum decking systems.
2. SGB reserved the right to amend and re-issue this table when, and if, new products are introduced.
** denotes GR 43 60.3 mm intermediate Transom. HD denotes Heavy Duty Ledger

Note. HD Ledger & Intermediate Transom used on platform lift only

RUNNE
R/LEDG
ER
BEAR

TRAN

SPAN

SPAN
SOM
ER/

INTERME
DIATE
TRANSOM
SPACING
(2 PAIRS)
A: - 2.5 meters B: - 1.6 meters
C: - 1.8 meters D: - 1.3 meters
Q: No.198 Refer to handout on CUPLOK System scaffolds. If a MEDIUM-DUTY Birdcage scaffold constructed with
CUPLOK has a longitudinal post spacing of 1.8 meters, the transverse post spacing must be no more than
SGB Manufactured Cuplok Loads
SGB for use in Saudi Aramco Date: Pg Sp 03

Maximum Allowable Post Spacings for Cuplok GR43 System Scaffolding


Using 38 mm (1-1/2) or 50 mm (2) thick scaffold boards
EN 10219-min yield-275 N/ mm2
Type of scaffold Medium Duty 240 kg/m2
Transverse post Longitudinal Number of Intermediate Max Max Max
spacing (Bearer post spacing Board Bearer Transom Working Planked Height
span) (Transom (Runner span) (Intermediate (Board Bearer) Levels Levels (m)
span) (Ledger span) Transom) spacing mtrs
TOWER 2.5 m (8.2) 2.5 m (8.2) HD 2** pairs 1.50 m (5.0) 1 7 38
2 2 24
2.5 m (8.2) 1.8 m (6.0) 2** pairs 1.20 m (4.0) 1 7 38
2 2 24
1.8 m (6.0) 1.8 m (6.0) 2 pairs 1.20 m (4.0) 1 7 38
2 2 24
1.6 m (5.3) 1.8 (6.0)m 2 Equal Spacing 1 7 38
2 2 24
INDEPENDENT 2.5 m (8.2) 1.8 m (6.0) 2** pairs 1.20 m (4.0) 1 4 32
2 2 24
RUN
1.3 m (4.3) 2.5 m (8.2) 2 1.50 m (5.0) 1 7 32
2 2 24
1.8 m (6.0) 1.8 m (6.0) 2 pairs 1.20 m (4.0) 1 7 38
2 2 24
1.6 m (5.3) 1.8 m (6.0) 2 Equal Spacing 1 7 38
2 2 24
BIRDCAGE 1.8 m (6.0) 1.8 m (6.0) 2 pairs 1.4 m (4.7) 1 1 32
1.6 m (5.3) 1.8 m (6.0) 2 pairs 1.6 m (5.3) 1 1 38

1.8 m (6.0) 1.6 m (5.3) 2 pairs 1.3 m (4.3) 1 1 38

Note
1. The above maximum spans may increase when decking systems do not require board bearers (intermediate transoms).
For 2.5 m (8.2) span this would require the use of SGB Cuplok modular steel or aluminum decking systems.
2. SGB reserved the right to amend and re-issue this table when, and if, new products are introduced.
** denotes GR 43 60.3 mm intermediate Transom. HD denotes Heavy Duty Ledger

Note. HD Ledger & Intermediate Transom used on platform lift only


RUNNE
R/LEDG
ER
BEAR

TRAN

SPAN

SPAN
SOM
ER/

A: - 1.8 meters B: - 1.6 meters


C: - 1.3 meters INTERMED: - 2.5 meters
DIATE
Q: No.199 Refer to handout on CUPLOK System scaffolds. If a LIGHT-DUTY Tower scaffold constructed with
TRANSOM
CUPLOK has a post spacing of 2.5 meters 2.5 meters, the number of board bearers (60 3 mm diameters) used
SPACING
must be at least. (2 PAIRS)
SGB Manufactured Cuplok Loads
SGB for use in Saudi Aramco Date: Pg Sp 02

Maximum Allowable Post Spacings for Cuplok GR43 System Scaffolding


Using 38 mm (1-1/2) or 50 mm (2) thick scaffold boards
EN 10219-min yield-275 N/ mm2
Type of scaffold Light Duty 120 kg/m2
Transverse post Longitudinal Number of Intermediate Max Max Max
spacing (Bearer post spacing Board Bearer Transom Working Planked Height
span) (Transom (Runner span) (Intermediate (Board Bearer) Levels Levels (m)
span) (Ledger span) Transom) spacing mtrs
TOWER 2.5 m (8.2) 2.5 m (8.2) HD 2** Equal spacing 1 9 38
2 6 38
OR 2 pairs
3 3 38
2.5 m (8.2) 1.8 m (6.0) 2 Equal spacing 1 9 38
2 6 38
3 3 28
1.8 m (6.0) 2.5 m (8.2) 2 Equal spacing 1 9 38
2 6 38
3 3 28
1.8 m (6.0) 1.8 m (6.0) 1 Mid span 1 9 38
2 6 38
3 3 28
INDEPENDENT 2.5 m (8.2) 2.5 m (8.2) HD 2** Equal spacing 1 3 38
2 2 28
RUN or 2 pairs
1.8 m (6.0) 2.5 m (8.2) 2 Equal spacing 1 6 38
2 3 38
3 3 22
2.5 m (8.2) 1.8 m (6.0) 2 Equal spacing 1 7 38
2 4 38
3 3 24
1.8 m (6.0) 1.8 m (6.0) 1 Mid span 1 9 38
2 6 38
3 3 28
BIRDCAGE 2.5 m (8.2) 2.5 m (8.2) 2** Mid span 1 1 24
2.5 m (8.2) 1.8 m (6.0) 2** 1.20 m (4.0) 1 1 38
OR 2 pair
1.8 m (6.0) 1.8 m (6.0) 2 1.20 m (4.0) 1 4 38
2 2 28
Note: 1. The above maximum spans may increase when decking systems do not require board bearers (intermediate
transoms). For 2.5 m (8.2) span this would require the use of SGB Cuplok modular steel or aluminum decking systems.
2. SGB reserved the right to amend and re-issue this table when, and if, new products are introduced.
** denotes GR 43 60.3 mm intermediate Transom. HD denotes Heavy Duty Ledger
Note. HD Ledger & Intermediate Transom used on platform lift only
RUNNE
R/LEDG
ER/

ER
AN

AN
SO
AR
BE

TR

SP
M

SPAN
A: - 0 B: - 1
C: - 2 D: - INTERME
3
Q: No.200 Refer to handout on CUPLOK System scaffolds. If aDIATE
LIGHT-DUTY Tower scaffold constructed with
TRANSOM
CUPLOK has a post spacing of 1.8 meters 1.8 meters, the number of board bearers used must be at least
SPACING
(2 PAIRS)
SGB Manufactured Cuplok Loads
SGB for use in Saudi Aramco Date: Pg Sp 02

Maximum Allowable Post Spacings for Cuplok GR43 System Scaffolding


Using 38 mm (1-1/2) or 50 mm (2) thick scaffold boards
EN 10219-min yield-275 N/ mm2
Type of scaffold Light Duty 120 kg/m2
Transverse post Longitudinal Number of Intermediate Max Max Max
spacing (Bearer post spacing Board Bearer Transom Working Planked Height
span) (Transom (Runner span) (Intermediate (Board Bearer) Levels Levels (m)
span) (Ledger span) Transom) spacing mtrs
TOWER 2.5 m (8.2) 2.5 m (8.2) HD 2** Equal spacing 1 9 38
2 6 38
OR 2 pairs
3 3 38
2.5 m (8.2) 1.8 m (6.0) 2 Equal spacing 1 9 38
2 6 38
3 3 28
1.8 m (6.0) 2.5 m (8.2) 2 Equal spacing 1 9 38
2 6 38
3 3 28
1.8 m (6.0) 1.8 m (6.0) 1 Mid span 1 9 38
2 6 38
3 3 28
INDEPENDENT 2.5 m (8.2) 2.5 m (8.2) HD 2** Equal spacing 1 3 38
2 2 28
RUN or 2 pairs
1.8 m (6.0) 2.5 m (8.2) 2 Equal spacing 1 6 38
2 3 38
3 3 22
2.5 m (8.2) 1.8 m (6.0) 2 Equal spacing 1 7 38
2 4 38
3 3 24
1.8 m (6.0) 1.8 m (6.0) 1 Mid span 1 9 38
2 6 38
3 3 28
BIRDCAGE 2.5 m (8.2) 2.5 m (8.2) 2** Mid span 1 1 24
2.5 m (8.2) 1.8 m (6.0) 2** 1.20 m (4.0) 1 1 38
OR 2 pair
1.8 m (6.0) 1.8 m (6.0) 2 1.20 m (4.0) 1 4 38
2 2 28
Note: 1. The above maximum spans may increase when decking systems do not require board bearers (intermediate
transoms). For 2.5 m (8.2) span this would require the use of SGB Cuplok modular steel or aluminum decking systems.
2. SGB reserved the right to amend and re-issue this table when, and if, new products are introduced.
** denotes GR 43 60.3 mm intermediate Transom. HD denotes Heavy Duty Ledger
Note. HD Ledger & Intermediate Transom used on platform lift only
RUNNE
R/LEDG
ER/

ER
AN

AN
SO
AR
BE

TR

SP
M

SPAN
A: - 0 B: - 1
C: - 2 D: - 3 INTERME
Q: No.201 Refer to handout on CUPLOK System scaffolds. If aDIATE
LIGHT-DUTY Tower scaffold constructed with
TRANSOM
CUPLOK has one board bearers, the post spacing must be no more than ..
SPACING
(2 PAIRS)
SGB Manufactured Cuplok Loads
SGB for use in Saudi Aramco Date: Pg Sp 02

Maximum Allowable Post Spacings for Cuplok GR43 System Scaffolding


Using 38 mm (1-1/2) or 50 mm (2) thick scaffold boards
EN 10219-min yield-275 N/ mm2
Type of scaffold Light Duty 120 kg/m2
Transverse post Longitudinal Number of Intermediate Max Max Max
spacing (Bearer post spacing Board Bearer Transom Working Planked Height
span) (Transom (Runner span) (Intermediate (Board Bearer) Levels Levels (m)
span) (Ledger span) Transom) spacing mtrs
TOWER 2.5 m (8.2) 2.5 m (8.2) HD 2** Equal spacing 1 9 38
2 6 38
OR 2 pairs
3 3 38
2.5 m (8.2) 1.8 m (6.0) 2 Equal spacing 1 9 38
2 6 38
3 3 28
1.8 m (6.0) 2.5 m (8.2) 2 Equal spacing 1 9 38
2 6 38
3 3 28
1.8 m (6.0) 1.8 m (6.0) 1 Mid span 1 9 38
2 6 38
3 3 28
INDEPENDENT 2.5 m (8.2) 2.5 m (8.2) HD 2** Equal spacing 1 3 38
2 2 28
RUN or 2 pairs
1.8 m (6.0) 2.5 m (8.2) 2 Equal spacing 1 6 38
2 3 38
3 3 22
2.5 m (8.2) 1.8 m (6.0) 2 Equal spacing 1 7 38
2 4 38
3 3 24
1.8 m (6.0) 1.8 m (6.0) 1 Mid span 1 9 38
2 6 38
3 3 28
BIRDCAGE 2.5 m (8.2) 2.5 m (8.2) 2** Mid span 1 1 24
2.5 m (8.2) 1.8 m (6.0) 2** 1.20 m (4.0) 1 1 38
OR 2 pair
1.8 m (6.0) 1.8 m (6.0) 2 1.20 m (4.0) 1 4 38
2 2 28
Note: 1. The above maximum spans may increase when decking systems do not require board bearers (intermediate
transoms). For 2.5 m (8.2) span this would require the use of SGB Cuplok modular steel or aluminum decking systems.
2. SGB reserved the right to amend and re-issue this table when, and if, new products are introduced.
** denotes GR 43 60.3 mm intermediate Transom. HD denotes Heavy Duty Ledger
Note. HD Ledger & Intermediate Transom used on platform lift only
RUNNE
R/LEDG
ER/

ER
AN

AN
SO
AR
BE

TR

SP
M

SPAN
A: - 1.3 1.6 meters B: - 2.5 1.6 meters
C: - 1.8 1.8 meters INTERME
D: - 2.5 2.5 meters
DIATE
Q: No.202 Refer to handout on CUPLOK System scaffolds. If aTRANSOM
MEDIUM-DUTY Tower scaffold constructed with
SPACING
CUPLOK has a post spacing of 1.6 meters 1.8 meters, the number of board bearers used must be at least
(2 PAIRS)
SGB Manufactured Cuplok Loads
SGB for use in Saudi Aramco Date: Pg Sp 03

Maximum Allowable Post Spacings for Cuplok GR43 System Scaffolding


Using 38 mm (1-1/2) or 50 mm (2) thick scaffold boards
EN 10219-min yield-275 N/ mm2
Type of scaffold Medium Duty 240 kg/m2
Transverse post Longitudinal Number of Intermediate Max Max Max
spacing (Bearer post spacing Board Bearer Transom Working Planked Height
span) (Transom (Runner span) (Intermediate (Board Bearer) Levels Levels (m)
span) (Ledger span) Transom) spacing mtrs
TOWER 2.5 m (8.2) 2.5 m (8.2) HD 2** pairs 1.50 m (5.0) 1 7 38
2 2 24
2.5 m (8.2) 1.8 m (6.0) 2** pairs 1.20 m (4.0) 1 7 38
2 2 24
1.8 m (6.0) 1.8 m (6.0) 2 pairs 1.20 m (4.0) 1 7 38
2 2 24
1.6 m (5.3) 1.8 (6.0)m 2 Equal Spacing 1 7 38
2 2 24
INDEPENDENT 2.5 m (8.2) 1.8 m (6.0) 2** pairs 1.20 m (4.0) 1 4 32
2 2 24
RUN
1.3 m (4.3) 2.5 m (8.2) 2 1.50 m (5.0) 1 7 32
2 2 24
1.8 m (6.0) 1.8 m (6.0) 2 pairs 1.20 m (4.0) 1 7 38
2 2 24
1.6 m (5.3) 1.8 m (6.0) 2 Equal Spacing 1 7 38
2 2 24
BIRDCAGE 1.8 m (6.0) 1.8 m (6.0) 2 pairs 1.4 m (4.7) 1 1 32
1.6 m (5.3) 1.8 m (6.0) 2 pairs 1.6 m (5.3) 1 1 38

1.8 m (6.0) 1.6 m (5.3) 2 pairs 1.3 m (4.3) 1 1 38

Note
1. The above maximum spans may increase when decking systems do not require board bearers (intermediate transoms).
For 2.5 m (8.2) span this would require the use of SGB Cuplok modular steel or aluminum decking systems.
2. SGB reserved the right to amend and re-issue this table when, and if, new products are introduced.
** denotes GR 43 60.3 mm intermediate Transom. HD denotes Heavy Duty Ledger

Note. HD Ledger & Intermediate Transom used on platform lift only


RUNNE
R/LEDG
ER
BEAR

TRAN

SPAN

SPAN
SOM
ER/

INTERME
A: - 2 B: - 1
DIATE
C: - 3 D: - 0
TRANSOM
SPACING
Q: No.203 Refer to handout on CUPLOK System scaffolds. If a MEDIUM-DUTY Tower scaffold constructed with (2 PAIRS)
CUPLOK has two pairs of common board bearers, the post spacing must be no more than ..
SGB Manufactured Cuplok Loads
SGB for use in Saudi Aramco Date: Pg Sp 03

Maximum Allowable Post Spacings for Cuplok GR43 System Scaffolding


Using 38 mm (1-1/2) or 50 mm (2) thick scaffold boards
EN 10219-min yield-275 N/ mm2
Type of scaffold Medium Duty 240 kg/m2
Transverse post Longitudinal Number of Intermediate Max Max Max
spacing (Bearer post spacing Board Bearer Transom Working Planked Height
span) (Transom (Runner span) (Intermediate (Board Bearer) Levels Levels (m)
span) (Ledger span) Transom) spacing mtrs
TOWER 2.5 m (8.2) 2.5 m (8.2) HD 2** pairs 1.50 m (5.0) 1 7 38
2 2 24
2.5 m (8.2) 1.8 m (6.0) 2** pairs 1.20 m (4.0) 1 7 38
2 2 24
1.8 m (6.0) 1.8 m (6.0) 2 pairs 1.20 m (4.0) 1 7 38
2 2 24
1.6 m (5.3) 1.8 (6.0)m 2 Equal Spacing 1 7 38
2 2 24
INDEPENDENT 2.5 m (8.2) 1.8 m (6.0) 2** pairs 1.20 m (4.0) 1 4 32
2 2 24
RUN
1.3 m (4.3) 2.5 m (8.2) 2 1.50 m (5.0) 1 7 32
2 2 24
1.8 m (6.0) 1.8 m (6.0) 2 pairs 1.20 m (4.0) 1 7 38
2 2 24
1.6 m (5.3) 1.8 m (6.0) 2 Equal Spacing 1 7 38
2 2 24
BIRDCAGE 1.8 m (6.0) 1.8 m (6.0) 2 pairs 1.4 m (4.7) 1 1 32
1.6 m (5.3) 1.8 m (6.0) 2 pairs 1.6 m (5.3) 1 1 38

1.8 m (6.0) 1.6 m (5.3) 2 pairs 1.3 m (4.3) 1 1 38

Note
1. The above maximum spans may increase when decking systems do not require board bearers (intermediate transoms).
For 2.5 m (8.2) span this would require the use of SGB Cuplok modular steel or aluminum decking systems.
2. SGB reserved the right to amend and re-issue this table when, and if, new products are introduced.
** denotes GR 43 60.3 mm intermediate Transom. HD denotes Heavy Duty Ledger

Note. HD Ledger & Intermediate Transom used on platform lift only


RUNNE
R/LEDG
ER
BEAR

TRAN

SPAN

SPAN
SOM
ER/

INTERME
A: - 1.6 1.6 meters B: - 1.6 1.8 meters
DIATE
C: - 1.8 1.8 meters D: - 1.3 1.8 meters
TRANSOM
SPACING
Q: No.204 Refer to handout on CUPLOK System scaffolds. If a LIGHT-DUTY Birdcage Scaffold constructed with
(2 PAIRS)
CUPLOK has a transverse post spacing of 1.8 meters, the longitudinal post spacing must be no more than
SGB Manufactured Cuplok Loads
SGB for use in Saudi Aramco Date: Pg Sp 02

Maximum Allowable Post Spacings for Cuplok GR43 System Scaffolding


Using 38 mm (1-1/2) or 50 mm (2) thick scaffold boards
EN 10219-min yield-275 N/ mm2
Type of scaffold Light Duty 120 kg/m2
Transverse post Longitudinal Number of Intermediate Max Max Max
spacing (Bearer post spacing Board Bearer Transom Working Planked Height
span) (Transom (Runner span) (Intermediate (Board Bearer) Levels Levels (m)
span) (Ledger span) Transom) spacing mtrs
TOWER 2.5 m (8.2) 2.5 m (8.2) HD 2** Equal spacing 1 9 38
2 6 38
OR 2 pairs
3 3 38
2.5 m (8.2) 1.8 m (6.0) 2 Equal spacing 1 9 38
2 6 38
3 3 28
1.8 m (6.0) 2.5 m (8.2) 2 Equal spacing 1 9 38
2 6 38
3 3 28
1.8 m (6.0) 1.8 m (6.0) 1 Mid span 1 9 38
2 6 38
3 3 28
INDEPENDENT 2.5 m (8.2) 2.5 m (8.2) HD 2** Equal spacing 1 3 38
2 2 28
RUN or 2 pairs
1.8 m (6.0) 2.5 m (8.2) 2 Equal spacing 1 6 38
2 3 38
3 3 22
2.5 m (8.2) 1.8 m (6.0) 2 Equal spacing 1 7 38
2 4 38
3 3 24
1.8 m (6.0) 1.8 m (6.0) 1 Mid span 1 9 38
2 6 38
3 3 28
BIRDCAGE 2.5 m (8.2) 2.5 m (8.2) 2** Mid span 1 1 24
2.5 m (8.2) 1.8 m (6.0) 2** 1.20 m (4.0) 1 1 38
OR 2 pair
1.8 m (6.0) 1.8 m (6.0) 2 1.20 m (4.0) 1 4 38
2 2 28
Note: 1. The above maximum spans may increase when decking systems do not require board bearers (intermediate
transoms). For 2.5 m (8.2) span this would require the use of SGB Cuplok modular steel or aluminum decking systems.
2. SGB reserved the right to amend and re-issue this table when, and if, new products are introduced.
** denotes GR 43 60.3 mm intermediate Transom. HD denotes Heavy Duty Ledger
Note. HD Ledger & Intermediate Transom used on platform lift only
RUNNE
R/LEDG
ER/

ER
AN

AN
SO
AR
BE

TR

SP
M

SPAN
A: - 1.3 meters B: - 1.6 meters
C: - 1.8 meters D: - 2.5 meters INTERME
Q: No.205 The transverse post spacing on an underhung, MEDIUM-DUTY tube and coupler scaffold constructed of DIATE
EMBOSSED tubing, must be no more than.. TRANSOM
SPACING
(2 PAIRS)
A: - 1 meter B: - 1.1 meters
C: - 1.2 meters D: - 1.4 meters

Q: No.206 The longitudinal spacing between the hanger post on an underhung, MEDIUM-DUTY tube and coupler
scaffold constructed with EMBOSSED tubing, must be no more than..
A: - 1.8 meters B: - 2.1 meters
C: - 2.4 meters D: - 2.7 meters

Q: No.207 A Light-duty Mobile Scaffold (Tower) constructed with NON-EMBOSSED tubing, the post spacing must be
no more than..
A: - 3.0 meters B: - 1.7 meters
C: - 1.3 meters D: - 2.5 meters

Q: No.208 What next use after install two posts?


A: - Runner (ledger) B: - Bearer (transom)
C: - Bracing D: - Scaffold planks

Q: No.209 What must be checked a supervisor when starts scaffolding job?


A: - Height B: - Load Rating
C: - Length D: - Width

Q: No.210 How can we dismantle the scaffold?


A: - Board by board B: - Ledger by ledger
C: - Post by post D: - Lift by lift

Q: No.211 A life line be installed on


A: - Structure steel beam B: - Small pipes
C: - Outrigger or counter weight D: - Electrical cable

Q: No.212 What must be used to lifting pipes?


A: - Figure eight knot B: - Timber hitch
C: - Rolling hitch D: - Bowline
Q: No.213 What must be used to stop the gin wheel (pulley)?
A: - Eight knot B: - Timber hitch
C: - Rolling hitch D: - Bowline

SAUDI ARAMCO SCAFFOLDING CERTIFICATION


PRACTICAL PAPERPS
ALTERNATE No.1

A Base-Supported Tube and Coupler Scaffold: This must be constructed with 6-foot (1.8 m) post spacing,
3 lifts high, 4 bays long, 5 planks wide, and tied at 2 points.

The following faults must be placed on the scaffold;


Three adjacent posts jointed in the same bay/ lift
Two runners (ledgers) joined in the same bay
Single couplings installed on the box ties
Intermediate bearers (boards bearers) installed at 24 (600 mm)(2 feet) from the end of the planks on
the butted joints
A mid rail missing

A Under Hung Scaffold: This must be 10 feet (3 m) long, and a minimum of 4 boards wide.

The following faults must be placed on the scaffold;


No safety couplers at the top of the hanger tubes
Guardrails installed outside the hanger tubes
Boards with gaps in excess of 1 (25 mm)
A sloping ladder not secured at the top

ALTERNATE No.2

A Base-Supported Tube and Coupler Scaffold: This must be constructed with 6-foot (1.8 m) post spacing,
3 lifts high, 4 bays long, 5 planks wide, and tied at 2 points.

The following faults must be placed on the scaffold;


The posts (standards) not plumb on sleeve joints
Bracing missing on back side
The inside cross member of the box tie not installed
Toe boards missing
A ladder installed with the ratio incorrect

The Under Hung Scaffold: This must be 10 feet (3 m) long, and a minimum of 4 boards wide

The following faults must be placed on the scaffold;


The supporting cross tubes not secured correctly
The safety couplers missing
The intermediate transoms (board bearers) not installed
No access ladder
ALTERNATE No.3
A Base-Supported Tube and Coupler Scaffold: This must be constructed on soft foundations, 6-foot (1.8
m) post spacing, 2 lifts high, 4 bays long, 5 planks wide, and tied at 2 points.

The following faults must be placed on the scaffold;


Missing base plates
The runners (ledgers) jointed with sleeve couplers at 18 (1.5 feet) from the posts (standards)
Bracing not installed on top lift
The planks installed at only 2 (50 mm) overlap on the end bearers (transoms)
A ladder installed with no ties at the top

The Under Hung Scaffold: This must be 10 feet (3 m) long, and a minimum of 4 boards wide

The following faults must be placed on the scaffold;


Some runners (ledgers) installed on the outside of posts (standards)
The end bearers (transoms) installed post (standard) to post (standard) on the working platform
The trapeze tubes secured with swivel (round) couplers
The guardrails installed at 30 (760 mm) above working platform

ALTERNATE No.4

A Tube and Coupler Mobile Scaffold: This must be constructed with a working height of 14 feet (4.25 m),
and 5 planks wide.

The following faults must be placed on the scaffold;


Defective/ missing brakes on the castor wheels
Swivel (round) couplers installed on the post (standard)/ bearer (transom)
Missing plan bracing
Guardrails installed on the outside of posts (standards)

The Under Hung Scaffold: This must be 10 feet (3 m) long, and a minimum of 4 boards wide.

The following faults must be placed on the scaffold;


Single clamps installed to connect supporting cross tubes
No safety couplers on the underside of trapeze tubes
Excessive overhang on the boards
No access

ALTERNATE No.5
A Tube and Coupler Tower Scaffold: This must be constructed with a base of 5.6 (1.7 m) 4 feet (1.2
m), and 3 lift high.

The following faults must be placed on the scaffold;


A kicker/ base installed to an excessive height
The bearers (transoms) installed on the underside of runners (ledgers)
The top plan bracing missing
Transverse bracing installed post (standard) of runner (ledger)
Missing mid-rails

The Under Hung Scaffold: This must be 10 feet (3 m) long, and a minimum of 4 boards wide.

The following faults must be placed on the scaffold;


A missing intermediate transoms (board bearer)
A missing guardrail
The planks overhanging the end bearers (transoms) by less 6 (150 mm) or more than 12 (300 mm)
No access
Missing check (safety) couplers

ALTERNATE No.6

A Light-Duty, Tube and Coupler Mobile Scaffold: This must be constructed with a base of 5.6 (1.7 m)
4 feet (1.2 m), and 3 lift high.

The following faults must be placed on the scaffold;


Damaged castor wheels (Defective rims-difficult to move mobile scaffold)
The bottom plan brace missing
The bracing more than 12 (300 mm) from node point
The top guardrail installed outside of the posts (standards)
Missing toe boards

The Under Hung Scaffold: This must be 10 feet (3 m) long, and a minimum of 4 boards wide.

The following faults must be placed on the scaffold;


90 degree (double) couplers on the hanger tubes incorrectly installed on the cross member with the bolt
on the top
The end transoms (bearers) installed on the outside of the hanger tubes
A missing mid-rail
Toe boards missing

ARAMCO SCAFFOLDING PIRATICAL PAPER


TUBES AND COUPLER MOBILE OR STATIC TOWER SCAFFOLD

Indicate the faults and write corrective action

If there is no faults indicate with ok or

S/No FAULTS IN SCAFFOLD CORRECTIVE ACTION


FOUNDATION (SILLS, BASE PLATE, CASTOR)
FAULTS
1

POSTS (STANDARDS)
FAULTS
2

RUNNERS (LEDGERS)
FAULTS
3

BEARERS (TRANSOMS)
FAULTS
4

BRACING
FAULTS
5

OUTRIGGERS/ TIES/ RAKERS


FAULTS
6

GUARDRAILS
FAULTS
7

PLATFORMS / TOE BOARDS


FAULTS
8

9 LADDERS / ACCESS
FAULTS
ARAMCO SCAFFOLDING PIRATICAL PAPER

TUBES AND COUPLER HANGING SCAFFOLD

Indicate the faults and write corrective action

If there is no faults indicate with ok or

S/No FAULTS IN SCAFFOLD CORRECTIVE ACTION


FOUNDATION (SILLS, BASE PLATE, CASTOR)
FAULTS
1

POSTS (STANDARDS)
FAULTS
2

RUNNERS (LEDGERS)
FAULTS
3

BEARERS (TRANSOMS)
FAULTS
4

BRACING
FAULTS
5

OUTRIGGERS/ TIES/ RAKERS


FAULTS
6

GUARDRAILS
FAULTS
7

PLATFORMS / TOE BOARDS


FAULTS
8
LADDERS / ACCESS
FAULTS
9