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PDFWAC 296-874-30042

Meet these requirements when using needle beam scaffolds.

(1) You must install scaffold support beams on edge.
(2) You must use ropes or hangers for scaffold supports. One end of a needle beam scaffold may be supported by a permanent structural member.
(3) You must securely attach ropes to the needle beams.
(4) You must arrange the support connection to prevent the needle beam from rolling or becoming displaced.
(5) You must securely attach platform units to the needle beams with bolts or equivalent means.
Cleats and overhang are not adequate means of attachment.
For specific fall protection requirements for employees on needle beam scaffolds, go to WAC 296-874-20056.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, 49.17.040, 49.17.050. WSR 15-23-086, § 296-874-30042, 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, § 296-874-30042, filed 12/7/04, effective 3/1/05.]
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