Window Washer Scaffold

Window Washer Scaffold

Be careful, mobile scaffolding towers can be dangerous.

The scaffolding regulations are designed to protect the public as well as providing safety to workers.

OSHA states that scaffolds can be erected, moved, dismantled, or altered only under the supervision and direction of a "competent person." A "competent person" is someone who can identify hazards and is authorized to take prompt action to eliminate them.

Guard rails should be provided when working on scaffolding over the height of 10 feet. Otherwise, each worker must be protected by a fall protection system.

When using portable scaffolding, safety and general regulations must be adhered to in order to avoid injury to anyone using it.

Equipment and property insurance are also necessary for scaffolding companies. These coverage packages protect your scaffolding business from financial ruin in the event that equipment is stolen, or is otherwise damaged at a jobsite.

The most common reported scaffolding accidents include employees slipping or being hit by falling objects.

By leaving a section of scaffolding platform open you will create a gap to rise and lower scaffolding components between levels.

When you buy scaffolding for indoor working, the scaffolding will come with locking wheels which make moving it around easier.

Even the Romans used scaffolding in their construction projects!

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