Figure 1: Worker using suspended scaffold (not fully guarded) for burning and without personal fall protection.
Figure 2: Workers wearing personal fall protection suspended in aerial lift (JLG).
Other types of scaffolds used in the shipyard industry include:
- Suspended: Scaffolds suspended from above, which hang from rope, wire rope, or rigid supports. Examples include:
- Supported: Scaffolds supported from the ground, deck, or barge. Examples include:
Note: Aerial lifts and scissor lifts are used in the shipyard and have special operating requirements.
Before reviewing this section, refer to the General Scaffolding Requirements.