Plans ends shall not be split more than 25mm without metal banding. Even with banding, planks ends shall not be split over 300mm.
Planks shall not be twisted from end to end or curled from side to side more than 13mm.
Scaffolding board shall be inspected for defects, including damage, decay and warping, prior to each use. Boards that are split, warped, twisted, saw cut drilled, worn, decayed, broken or damaged shall not be used. However, the defective parts may be cut off to produce shorter planks. In this case, the cut ends shall be banded.