Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Slide 43

Slide 43


Title: Multi-level

Type: Text Slide with Image


  • Must be equipped with additional independent support lines that are:

    - Equal in number to number of points supp to thorted

    - Equal in strengthe suspension ropes

    - Rigged to support scaffold if the suspension ropes fail

  • Independent support lines and suspension ropes must not be anchored to the same points
  • Supports for platforms must be attached directly to support stirrups (not to other platforms)

[Includes illustration of a Multi-level suspension scaffold]

Speaker Notes:

A multi-level scaffold is a two-point or multi-point adjustable suspension scaffold with a series of platforms at various levels resting on common stirrups.

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