Scaffold Inspection: How to Do It & Why It’s Important

Why Should Scaffolding Be Inspected? OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) Standards Committee established and enforced a well-defined standard for the use of scaffolds since 1971, but scaffold related accidents continue to occur in the workplace, resulting in serious injury or death for numerous construction workers. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that 72% of […]

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One PA Company Could Have used Scaffold Safety Training

A recent Lancaster, PA Intelligencer Journal on line article illustrates how companies need to pay attention to scaffold safety training:     “The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration wants to fine a Refton stone contractor $154,000 for allegedly unsafe scaffolding practices.” An OSHA inspector happened to be driving by a Schuykill County construction site and found a whopping eight […]

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