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THE HAZARDS OF SCAFFOLDING

Sheila Bert

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Sheila Bert | January 17, 2014 | Comments Off on THE HAZARDS OF SCAFFOLDING

THE HAZARDS OF SCAFFOLDING

The multitude of regulations for erecting and using scaffolds is daunting but every one of them came into being because of a scaffold related incident.

Avoiding common mistakes can save lives and prevent accidents like the ones listed here:

OSHA Guide

Because of the large number of scaffold accidents, the New York City Council passed local laws and performed inspections of scaffolds in an effort to prevent accidents related to bad scaffolding practices.

Building scaffolds correctly takes training and experience and allows workers to perform their jobs safely. Knowing, and using, the OSHA standards and the safe work training practices for erecting and using scaffolds saves lives.

Disclaimer: The information contained herein is solely the opinion of the author and shall not be construed to be the opinion or views of OSHAcampus or 360training, including any employer of author, if any.

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