Specific Scaffold – §1926.452(g) Form scaffolds and carpenters’ bracket scaffolds

Form scaffolds and carpenters’ bracket scaffolds.

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(1) Each bracket, except those for wooden bracket-form scaffolds, shall be attached to the supporting formwork or structure by means of one or more of the following: nails; a metal stud attachment device; welding; hooking over a secured structural supporting member, with the form wales either bolted to the form or secured by snap ties or tie bolts extending through the form and securely anchored; or, for carpenters’ bracket scaffolds only, by a bolt extending through to the opposite side of the structure’s wall.

(2) Wooden bracket-form scaffolds shall be an integral part of the form panel.

(3) Folding type metal brackets, when extended for use, shall be either bolted or secured with a locking-type pin.