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# Federal Registers
1 2009 - 11/09/2009 - Avalotis Corp.; Notice of Application for a Permanent Variance and Interim Order, Grant of an Interim Order, and Request for Comments - 74:57704-57712
2 2009 - 01/23/2009 - Calaveras Power Partners L.P., Matrix Service Inc., T. E. Ibberson Company, TIC--The Industrial Company, and Zachry Construction Corporation; Notice of Application for a Permanent Variance and Interim Order, Grant of an Interim Order, and Request for Comments - 74:4237-4245
# Standard Interpretations
1 2013 - 12/06/2013 - Weight of the scaffold in determining whether the 4 to 1 factor is satisfied in construction and general industry standards
2 2010 - 03/26/2010 - Whether an employer is permitted to double wrap #9 gage steel wire in order to guy, tie or brace a scaffold.
3 2006 - 05/18/2006 - Whether plywood may be used as scaffold decking material over wood scaffold planks; 29 CFR 1926.450 and 1926.451.
4 2006 - 04/25/2006 - Safety factor when "worst-case" force is applied to safety rail support product intended for ladder jack scaffold systems; §1926.451(a)(1)
5 2005 - 06/17/2005 - Whether it is permissible to use a concrete block hanging on a coupling pin as a counterweight to prevent a scaffold from tipping.
6 2005 - 04/08/2005 - Tie-in requirements for supported scaffolds; errors in Non-Mandatory Appendix E.
7 2005 - 04/08/2005 - Whether scaffold components may be loaded in excess of minimum load ratings specified in 29 CFR Part 1926 Subpart L; whether a safety factor must be added to such load ratings; Non-Mandatory Appendix A.
8 2004 - 06/21/2004 - Requirements in 1926 Subpart L "Scaffolds" regarding the use of plywood to make platform decking for scaffolds.
9 2003 - 01/13/2003 - Compliance of Master Plank scaffold planking with OSHA plank strength requirements.
10 2002 - 10/23/2002 - Use of aerial lift or scissor lift guardrails as a work or scaffold platform.
11 2002 - 08/06/2002 - Clarification of 1926.451(a)(6) requirements for scaffolds and bridge-painting projects.
12 2002 - 06/24/2002 - Use of mobile scaffolds with casters in the unlocked position; moving the mobile scaffold without dismounting.
13 2002 - 03/12/2002 - Request that OSHA adopt a requirement that all scaffold planks meet a "scaffold grade" under recognized grading rules.
14 2001 - 11/27/2001 - Applicable standards to lifting personnel on a platform supported by a rough-terrain forklift.
15 2000 - 08/04/2000 - Tie, guy, and bracing requirements for scaffold systems.
16 1997 - 11/25/1997 - Scaffolds: removal of bracing; maximum loads; damaged planking; and foundations.
17 1989 - 10/04/1989 - Two different design requirements for handrail and scaffolding.

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