Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Slide 21

Slide 21


Title: 1926.451(d) Suspension scaffolds (cont'd)

Type: Text Slide with Image


  • Counterweights made of non-flowable material, sand, gravel, etc.
  • Counterweights secured, and not removed until scaffold disassembled
  • Tiebacks secured to sound anchorage on the building or structure
  • Single tiebacks installed at angle prohibited

[Includes photo of tie-backs not at 90 degrees]

Description: Photo shows tie-backs not at 90 degrees

Corrective Action: Tie-backs corrected to 90 degrees

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