Thursday, 1 December 2016

Swinging Stage Scaffolds


  • The platform of a two-point suspension scaffold.
  • The use of repaired wire rope is prohibited.
  • Two workers are permitted to work at one time on suspension scaffold.
  • Ropes capable of supporting at least six times the rated load.
  • Each worker on a suspended scaffold must be protected by a personal fall arresting system.
  • Tiebacks must not be secured to standpipes and  other piping systems.
  • Tiebacks must be secured to a structurally sound anchorage on the building or structure.
  • A single tieback must be installed perpendicular to the face of the building or structure. 
  • Only those items specifically designed as counterweights must be used.
  • Counterweights shall be secured by mechanical means to the outrigger beams.
  • Independent lifelines should be protected from abrasion and wear.



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