Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Slide 26

Slide 26


Title: 1926.451(f) Use

Type: Text Slide with Image


  • Never overloaded
  • Erected, moved, dismantled and altered near power lines
  • Repair in place or replace damaged components
  • Restrict horizontal movement with employees unless designed by registered P.E.
  • Prohibit work activities during high winds unless authorized by C.P.
  • Remove whole scaffold from service until repaired

[Includes photo of scaffold within 10 feet of the overhead power line]

Speaker Notes:

Description: This scaffold was within 10 feet of the overhead power line with 300 volts to 50KV.

Corrective Action: The scaffold should not be erected, dismantled, used or altered near energized power lines.

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