The Specifics of Scaffolding Safety

 An estimated 2.3 million construction workers, or 65 percent of the construction industry, work on scaffolds. In a recent Bureau of Labor Statistics study, 72 percent of workers injured in scaffold accidents attributed the accident either to the planking or support giving way, or to the employee slipping or being struck by a falling object. All of these accidents can be ... [Continue Reading]

The Specifics of Scaffolding Safety Measures

OSHA estimates 2.3 million construction workers, or 65 percent of the construction industry, frequently work on scaffolds. The importance of safety measures specifically for scaffolding are clear, “Protecting these workers from scaffold-related accidents would prevent 4,500 injuries and 50 deaths every year, at a savings for American employers of $90 million in workdays not ... [Continue Reading]

The Specifics of Scaffolding Safety Measures

OSHA estimates 2.3 million construction workers, or 65 percent of the construction industry, frequently work on scaffolds. The importance of safety measures specifically for scaffolding are clear, “Protecting these workers from scaffold-related accidents would prevent 4,500 injuries and 50 deaths every year, at a savings for American employers of $90 million in workdays not ... [Continue Reading]