catch platform

catch platform

A platform or other construction projection from the face of a building, from which it is supported; used to protect individuals and property from falling debris during construction.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Engineer Rogelio Legazpi, the local government building official, said protective scaffolding and catch platform will be put up as safety precautions after the fire.
The current rules require safety lines, nets, or catch platforms on roofs higher than 16 feet that have a pitch greater than 4 in 12.