3.9.16. Suspended scaffolding: (1) Any suspended scaffolding shall:
(a) be off-limits to persons under age 18;
(b) at the working level, be firmly and appropriately attached to the structure if the guardrail installed on the structure side is to be removed;
(c) not be attached to another scaffolding or to the structure by a bridge; and
(d) be used with a safety harness secured by a fall arrest connecting device to an anchorage system, the whole in accordance with sections 2.10.12 and 2.10.15. However, when the suspended scaffolding is hung from 4 hoisting cables, the anchorage system may be installed on the platform. Where a rope grab fastened to a vertical life line is used, it must be a Class ADP rope grab.
(2) A mechanically operated suspended scaffolding shall conform to CAN3-Z271-M84 Safety Code for Suspended Powered Platforms.
(3) A manually operated suspended scaffolding shall also conform to the standard mentioned in subsection 2, with he necessary modifications.
The winch of the scaffolding shall be fitted with at least 2 independent braking devices, including one automatic brake, that shall serve only for that purpose.
R.R.Q., 1981, c. S-2.1, r. 6, s. 3.9.16; O.C. 807-92, s. 4; O.C. 606-2014, s. 12.