Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Slide 12

Slide 12


Title: 1926.451(b) Platform construction (cont'd)

Type: Text Slide with Image


  • Each abutted end shall rest on a separate support surface
  • Overlap platforms not be less than 12” only over supports unless restrained to prevent movement
  • On direction changes, platforms that rests on a bearer at an angle other than a right angle must be laid first
  • Platforms that rest at right angles over the same bearer laid second

[Includes photo of an improperly constructed scaffold]

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