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Scaffolds (Staging) » Horse Scaffolding


Figure 1: Workers on horse scaffold burning on hull near water not protected with lifejackets (PFDs)
Figure 1: Workers on horse scaffold burning on hull near water not protected with lifejackets (PFDs).

A horse scaffold is a scaffold for light or medium duty work. It is composed of "saw horses," which support a work platform. [29 CFR 1915.71(g)] Newer methods of ship construction have greatly reduced the use of these scaffolds. However, these scaffolds are primarily used during boat construction and

Before reviewing this section, refer to the General Scaffolding Requirements.



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