Scaffolding

Scaffolding requirements are covered under OSHA’s walking/working surface standard. This section covers safety requirements for erecting and working on or around scaffolding.

A Pennsylvania roofing contractor who lied to OSHA on four separate occasions after one of his workers died has been sentenced to 10 months in prison.

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We don’t know how fond forklift operator Tomasz Wiszniewski is of cheese, but he could be forgiven for liking it a little less after becoming trapped under 55,000 tonnes of the stuff when 18-metre (60-foot) high shelving collapsed at a food distribution warehouse in Hinstock, England.

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OSHA has renewed its alliance with the Scaffold and Access Industry Association to provide information and training aimed at protecting workers.

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To understand OSHA fall protection rules, you need to understand the language of scaffolds and work platforms

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Prevent slips, trips and falls and avoid OSHA fines under the Walking Working Surfaces Standard

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OSHA fall protection requirements for workers on elevated platforms over 10 feet high.

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There may be a few situations where this sort of use of a forklift is safe, but this definitely isn’t one of them.

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BENEFITS
This tool covers the requirements pertaining to scaffold safety. By following these requirements you will ensure the safety of your workers and will avoid any possible citations.
HOW TO USE THE TOOL
Use this checklist to ensure the safety requirements of this particular equipment are adhered to …

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The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited Igor Jerema Construction Co. in Buffalo Grove for four willful safety violations after a worker applying stucco at a home under construction in Burr Ridge fell off a scaffold and sustained a fatal …

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