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• Standard Number: 1910.28(a)(9); 1926.451(a)(10)
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US. Department of Labor
Occupational Safety
and Health Administration
Washington D.C. 20210

Reply to the Attention of:

October 23, 1990


MEMORANDUM TO: Joseph McSorley
Region III

THROUGH: Linda Anku, Regional Administrator

FROM: Charles Culver, Director
Office of Construction and Engineering

SUBJECT: Grading Designations for Southern Pine Scaffold Planks.


1. Jim Loy, Director, Lumber Division, Southern Pine Inspection Bureau provided the following information on the designation of scaffold plank under the SPIB rules: Dense Industrial 72 Scaffold Plank and Dense Industrial 65 Scaffold Plank refers to wood in which 72% and 65% respectively is equal in its load carrying capability to clear straight grained Southern Pine.

2. If you have additional questions on southern pine lumber you may want to contact Mr. Loy directly. His phone number is (904) 434-2611 and he offered his help anytime we have questions.



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