Hanging Staging (Marine) >> Key Components

Consideration of Key Components
Illustration of suspension attachment and scaffold

This section of the eTool module on Ship Repair presents safety considerations specific to particular components of marine hanging staging installations. For instance, this section addresses the importance of the staging's attachment to overhead supports, of suspension cable integrity, and of struts making a secure connection between platforms and cable assemblies. Also, considerations for the safe use of platforms, stairways, and ladders are presented.

Select any of the links below for details on considerations relevant to specific staging components: