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Title: 1926.451(c) Supported scaffolds (cont'd)
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- Must bear on adequate foundations
- Unstable objects will not be used as working platforms
- Plumbed and braced
[Includes photo of scaffolding with improperly supported base plate]
To avoid falls and other hazardous conditions, you should only work from scaffolds that are properly constructed and supported. If the scaffold does not have a stable foundation, then the scaffold may move or shift causing either the scaffold or you to fall.
This scaffold has a base plate but it is not resting on a firm foundation. The base plate is resting on blocks, uneven timbers and planking over uneven ground.