Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Slide 10

Slide 10


Title: 1926.451(a) Capacity

Type: Text Slide with Images


  • Non-Adjustable

    - Support its own weight and 4 x maximum intended load

    - Suspension rope and connecting hardware support 6 x maximum intended load

  • Adjustable

    - Stall load of scaffold hoist not to exceed 3 x rated load

    - Designed by a qualified person and built to loaded design

[Includes two photos of houses with employees working on improperly constructed scaffolds]

Speaker Notes:

Hazard: Employees working on an improperly constructed scaffold.

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