CSA - S269.1-1975
Falsework for Construction Purposes
|Publication Date:||1 October 1975|
This Standard provides rules and requirements for the design, fabrication, erection, inspection, testing, maintenance, and use of falsework materials and components where they are erected to provide temporary vertical support for buildings and other structures during their construction, alteration or repair.
This Standard does not apply to:
(a) Suspended scaffolds or swing stages;
(b) Truck or vehicle mounted platforms;
(c) Access scaffolds;
(d) Formwork design.
This Standard applies to falsework materials, members and assemblies as noted in Clause 1.1. Supplementary rules or requirements may be necessary for unusual types of falsework which:
(a) Are exposed to unusual environments or features;
(b) Employ materials or procedures not covered in this Standard.