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Fall Protection for Ladder Jack Scaffolds

May 6, 2020 - May 7, 2020

Employees working above 10 feet (3.1 m) on a ladder jack scaffold must be protected from fall hazards by a personal fall arrest system (PFAS) [§§1926.451(g)(1) & (g)(1)(i)]. • Personal fall arrest systems for scaffolds must meet the requirements of §1926.502(d) & §1926.451(g)(3).
• The maximum distance from the face for plastering and lathing operations must be 18 inches (46 cm) [§1926.451(b)(3)(ii)].
• The front edge of all platforms must not be more than 14 inches (36 cm) from the face of the work, unless guardrail systems are erected along the front edge and/or personal fall arrest systems are used [§1926.451(b)(3)].


May 6, 2020
May 7, 2020
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