Section 17-9. Inspection of scaffolding

The employer shall ensure that the scaffolding is inspected before it is used. For as long as it is used, it shall be inspected at regular intervals according to the circumstances. The scaffolding shall be inspected before use following a storm, when other circumstances may have had an impact on its stability and strength, and when the scaffolding has been out of use for a week or more.
The employer shall ensure that the inspection is carried out by a qualified person, cf. Sections 17-2, 17-3 and 17-4.