12 CRR-NY 23-1.19NY-CRR

OFFICIAL COMPILATION OF CODES, RULES AND REGULATIONS OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK
TITLE 12. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
CHAPTER I. INDUSTRIAL BOARD OF APPEALS
SUBCHAPTER A. THE INDUSTRIAL CODE
PART 23. PROTECTION IN CONSTRUCTION, DEMOLITION AND EXCAVATION OPERATIONS
SUBPART 23-1. GENERAL PROVISIONS
12 CRR-NY 23-1.19
12 CRR-NY 23-1.19
23-1.19 Catch platforms.
(a) General.
Catch platforms shall not be used as working platforms, walkways or for the storage of material.
(b) Catch platform construction.
Catch platforms where required by this Part (rule) shall comply with the following:
(1) Every catch platform shall be at least five feet wide and so inclined that the outer edge is six inches higher than the inner edge.
(2) If the supports of a catch platform consist of outriggers, such outriggers shall be at least two inches by 10 inches in size, set on edge and spaced not more than eight feet apart. Such outriggers shall be placed and anchored in compliance with this Part (rule).
(3) The planking used in the construction of catch platforms shall be at least two inches thick full size and shall be laid tight and nailed. Each such plank shall lap its end supports by at least 12 inches. Other materials of equivalent strength may be used in lieu of such planking.
(c) Catch platform enclosures.
Except as otherwise permitted by this Part (rule), the open sides of catch platforms shall be provided with a barricade or fence of tight planking at least two inches thick, exterior grade plywood at least three-quarters inch thick or of No. 18 U.S. gage wire screen mesh with openings that will reject a ball one-half inch in diameter. Every such enclosure shall be at least 48 inches in height above the platform with no opening between the bottom of the enclosure and the platform. Supports for a wood enclosure shall be at least two inches by six inches in cross-section and shall be spaced not more than 10 feet apart, center to center.
(d) Catch platform installation.
Every catch platform shall be so installed that the inner edge of such catch platform is flush with the wall of the building or other structure on which it is installed.
12 CRR-NY 23-1.19
Current through April 15, 2021
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