Scaffolds (Staging) >> Other Types of Scaffolds

Image of two workers on a suspended scaffold
Figure 1: Suspended Scaffold.

Other types of scaffolds used in the shipyard include:

Note: Aerial lifts and scissor lifts are used in the shipyard and have special operating requirements.

Before reviewing this section, refer to the General scaffolding requirements.

  • Types of scaffolds that are not specifically identified in this section must meet the general requirements of paragraphs (b), (i), and (j) of this section, be in accordance with recognized principles of design, and be constructed in accordance with accepted standards covering such equipment. [29 CFR 1915.71(h)]