OHS Code Explanation Guide

Published Date: July 01, 2009
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Part 23 Scaffolds and Temporary Work Platforms

Section 332 Bracket scaffolds

Bracket scaffolds have their brackets “hung” off of supporting structures such as the top of a structure such as a vessel wall – the scaffold supports do not rest on the ground. Planking then spans the brackets and a safe working platform is created. The scaffold must meet the requirements of this section. Figure 23.7 shows an example of a typical bracket scaffold.

Figure 23.7 Typical bracket scaffold