Specific Scaffold -§1926.452(t)Interior hung scaffolds

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Interior hung scaffolds.

(1) Scaffolds shall be suspended only from the roof structure or other structural member such as ceiling beams.

(2) Overhead supporting members (roof structure, ceiling beams, or other structural members) shall be inspected and checked for strength before the scaffold is erected.

(3) Suspension ropes and cables shall be connected to the overhead supporting members by shackles, clips, thimbles, or other means that meet equivalent criteria (e.g., strength, durability).

Specific Requirements:

  • Interior hung scaffolds must be suspended from roof structures (e.g., ceiling beams).
  • Roof structures must be inspected for strength before scaffolds are erected.
  • Suspension ropes/cables must be connected to overhead supports by shackles, clips, thimbles, or equivalent means.