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Title: Ladder jack
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- Exception: Job-made ladders must not be used to support ladder jack scaffolds
- Side rails and ladder rungs, or
- Ladder rungs alone
- Placed and fastened to prevent slipping
[Includes illustration of a ladder jack scaffold]
A ladder jack scaffold is a simple device consisting of a platform resting on brackets attached to a ladder. Ladder jacks are primarily used in light applications because of their portability and cost effectiveness.
Platforms should not be placed higher than 20 feet from the supported base.
Scaffold platforms must not bebridged together.
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