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Scaffolds (Staging) >> Other Types of Scaffolds
Other types of scaffolds used in the shipyard include:
- Suspended: Scaffolds suspended from above which could hang from rope, wire rope, or rigid supports. Examples include:
- Supported: Scaffolds supported from the ground, deck, or barge. Examples include:
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)]