Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Slide 41

Slide 41


Title: Two point swing stage

Type: Text Slide with Image


  • Platform limited to 36"
  • Platform securely fastened to hangars
  • Platforms must be of ladder, plank or beam type
  • Must not be bridged together unless bridge and hoist is appropriately sized

[Includes illustration of a two point swing-stage scaffold]

Speaker Notes:

Two-point adjustable suspension scaffolds, also known as swing-stage scaffolds, are perhaps the most common type of suspended scaffold. Hung by ropes or cables connected to stirrups at each end of the platform, they are typically used by window washers on skyscrapers, but play a prominent role in high-rise construction as well.

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