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WAC 296-874-20020

Provide safe access to scaffolds.

(1) You must provide scaffold platforms more than two feet (0.6 m) above or below a point of access with at least one of the following means of access:
(a) Portable, hook-on, or attachable ladder;
(b) Stairway-type ladder;
(c) Ladder stand;
(d) Stair tower (scaffold stairway or tower);
(e) Ramp;
(f) Walkway;
(g) Integral prefabricated scaffold access;
(h) Direct access from another scaffold, structure, personnel hoist, or similar surface.
(2) You must make sure crossbraces are not used as a means of access.
Reference:
For requirements about integral prefabricated scaffold access, go to WAC 296-874-40020.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, 49.17.040, 49.17.050. WSR 15-23-086, § 296-874-20020, 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, § 296-874-20020, filed 12/7/04, effective 3/1/05.]
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