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WAC 296-874-30038

Meet these requirements when using multilevel suspended scaffolds.

(1) You must equip scaffolds with additional independent support lines that meet all of the following:
(a) There are the same number of support lines as there are connection points for the suspension ropes;
(b) The support lines are equivalent in strength to the suspension ropes;
(c) The support lines are rigged to support the scaffold if the suspension ropes fail.
(2) You must make sure the independent support lines and the suspension ropes are not attached to the same points of anchorage.
(3) You must attach platform supports directly to the support stirrup and not to another platform.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, 49.17.040, 49.17.050. WSR 15-23-086, § 296-874-30038, 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, § 296-874-30038, filed 12/7/04, effective 3/1/05.]
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