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Scaffolds (Staging) » Independent Pole Wood Scaffolds


An independent pole wood scaffold is a supported scaffold consisting of a platform(s) resting on cross beams (bearers) supported by ledgers and uprights independent of support (except ties, guys, braces) from any structure.

Note: Newer methods of ship construction have greatly reduced the use of these scaffolds. [29 CFR 1915.71(c)]

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


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