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| Standard Number:||1926.451(f)(6); 1926.955|
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The following minimum clearances must be maintained between scaffolds and exposed energized power lines:You note that the Table in OSHA's scaffold standard states that a three-foot minimum distance is required for this situation, and ask if the 2-foot distance mentioned in the magazine is incorrect.
- 2 feet for insulated power lines of less than 300 volts . . .
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