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Guidelines for Multi-Point Suspended Scaffolds (MPSS)

  • ISBN: 0-7794-9927-1
  • Issued: April 2006
  • Content last reviewed: June 2009

These guidelines are being updated to reflect amendments to O. Reg. 213/91 (Construction Projects) that came into force on January 1, 2017.


Table of Contents

  1. Introduction
  2. Purpose of Guideline
  3. Definitions
  4. Multi-Point Suspended Scaffolds (MPSS) Overview
    1. 4.1 Platform Uses
    2. 4.2 Description of Major Components
  5. Design Requirements
    1. 5.1 Load Considerations
    2. 5.2 Methods for Designing MPSS
    3. 5.3 Redundancy of the System Design
    4. 5.4 Other Design Considerations
  6. General Requirements
    1. 6.1 Engineering Drawing Requirements
    2. 6.2 Specific Duties: Professional Engineer, Constructor, Employer, Worker and Supervisor
  7. Appendix A: Typical Components of MPSS

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