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Subchapter 18. Ship Building, Ship Repairing and Ship Breaking Safety Orders
Article 5. Scaffold Construction
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§8370. Erecting and Maintaining Staging.

(a) No staging shall be erected, moved, or altered except by qualified persons.

(b) No unnecessary equipment or debris shall be permitted to remain on any staging when its presence on such staging creates a hazard.

(c) No welding, burning, riveting, or open flame work shall be carried on any staging suspended by means of fiber rope.

(d) Staging shall be maintained in a safe and secure condition.

(e) In stripping staging, boards and timbers shall be lowered by means of lines or by hand. Such material shall not be dropped free of restraint.

(f) Partially erected or partially dismantled staging shall not be used unless the part used is a complete staging under these Orders and all open sides and ends are protected by standard guardrailings.

NOTE: Authority cited: Section 142.3, Labor Code. Reference: Section 143.2, Labor Code.


1. Amendment of subsection (a) filed 1-22-88; operative 2-21-88 (Register 88, No. 6).

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