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WAC 296-874-20016

Stabilize the ends of platforms.

(1) You must make sure each end of a platform:
(a) Is cleated or restrained by hooks or equivalent means; or
(b) Extends over the centerline of its support at least six inches (15 cm).
(2) You must make sure the cantilevered portion of a platform meets at least one of the following:
(a) Is designed and installed to support employees or material without tipping;
(b) Has guardrails which block employee access to the cantilevered end;
(c) Extends over its support not more than:
(i) Twelve inches (30 cm) if the platform length is ten feet or less; or
(ii) Eighteen inches (46 cm) if the platform length is greater than ten feet.
Note:
The cantilevered portion of a platform is the portion that is not supported on one end.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, 49.17.040, 49.17.050. WSR 15-23-086, § 296-874-20016, filed 11/17/15, effective 12/18/15. Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, 49.17.040, 49.17.050, 49.17.060. WSR 05-01-054, § 296-874-20016, filed 12/7/04, effective 3/1/05.]
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