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Scaffolds shall be installed and removed in accordance with the requirements of Sections 3314.4.1.1 through 3314.4.1.5. Where modifications to the base structure are required to support the scaffold, the scaffold shall not be installed until such modifications have been completed.
3314.4.1.1 Supervision of Suspended Scaffold Installation and Removal
Suspended scaffolds shall be installed and removed by or under the direct and continuing supervision of a licensed rigger.

Exceptions: In lieu of direct and continuing supervision by a licensed rigger:
  1. The installation and removal of a suspended scaffold utilized exclusively for sign hanging work may be performed by or under the direct and continuing supervision of a licensed sign hanger.
  2. The installation and removal of a suspended scaffold may be supervised by a competent person designated by the scaffold permit holder, or where there is no scaffold permit holder, designated by the scaffold controlling entity, provided such scaffold is installed and removed in conjunction with:
    1. The construction of a new building;
    2. The full demolition of an existing building;
    3. The vertical or horizontal enlargement of an existing building; or
    4. The alteration, maintenance, or repair of a façade of a major building where a site safety plan is required by Section 3310.3.
  3. The lateral relocation of a wheel or track mounted scaffold and tiebacks may be supervised by a competent person designated by the scaffold controlling entity, provided the design developed by the registered design professional allows for such relocation, and also provided such lateral relocation occurs without the addition or removal of any part, component, attachment, counterweight, anchorage, or connection to the base building or structure, other than tie-backs so long as such tie-backs are placed as designated on the approved plan.
3314.4.1.2 Supervision of Supported Scaffold Installation and Removal
The installation and removal of a supported scaffold shall be supervised by a competent person designated by the contractor installing or removing the scaffold.
3314.4.1.3 Supervisor to Be Present at the Site
The licensee or competent person supervising the installation or removal of a scaffold shall be present at the site during all installation and removal work and shall have the ability to communicate with all individuals involved in the installation or removal work. Where only one person is installing or removing a scaffold, such person shall be deemed to be the supervisor present at the site and must have the qualifications and training required by this chapter to serve as a supervisor for such work.

Exception: The licensed rigger or sign hanger does not have to be present at the site, provided a suspended scaffold foreman is present at the site during all installation and removal work and provided such suspended scaffold foreman has the ability to communicate with all individuals involved in the installation or removal work.
3314.4.1.4 Training
All individuals involved in the installation or removal of a supported scaffold or an adjustable suspended scaffold, including the person supervising such work, shall have been trained as required by Section 3314.4.5.
3314.4.1.5 Notification of Adjustable Suspended Scaffold Installation and Removal
Prior to the initial installation of the adjustable suspended scaffold at a site, and prior to the final removal of the adjustable suspended scaffold at a site, the department shall be notified at least 24 hours, but not more than 48 hours, prior to such installation or removal. Should the notification date fall on a weekend or official holiday, the notification shall be made on the last business day before the commencement date of the installation or removal. Such notification:
  1. Where the installation or removal occurs under the direct and continuing supervision of a licensed rigger or sign hanger, shall be made by such licensee; or
  2. Where the installation or removal does not occur under the direct and continuing supervision of a licensed rigger or sign hanger, shall be made by the designer of the scaffold.
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