• Engineering Services
    Specialty construction engineering | DH Glabe
    Solutions for specialty projects such as scaffolding, shoring, formwork, falsework, rigging, erection plans, demolition plans, structural analysis, fall protection and other various unique structures.

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  • OSHA & Training Services
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    Certified OSHA compliance training in scaffolding, fall protection, shoring, formwork and falsework. This includes User, Inspector, Competent Person and Qualified Person training.

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  • Davit and Anchor Certification
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    Testing, inspection and certification of anchors, davits, tie-backs and other rigging components for commercial, industrial and residential applications. Certification is mandatory for OSHA compliance.

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  • Expert Witness Testimony
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    DH Glabe & Associates is the foremost authority on scaffolding, forming, shoring, fall protection, access and the associated OSHA, CalOSHA, ANSI, ACI, ASCE and IWCA standards.

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ABOUT DH GLABE

Background

Founded in 1985, DH Glabe & Associates is the nationwide leader in specialty construction engineering with an emphasis in scaffolding, shoring, formwork, falsework, re-shoring, erection & demolition plans, structural analysis, fall protection and product analysis. In addition to construction engineering, DH Glabe & Associates also provides expert witness services, davit & anchor testing, and OSHA training for scaffolding & fall protection. Our clients include general contractors, subcontractors, building owners & managers, equipment suppliers, manufacturers, government agencies, law firms and educational centers throughout the United States and abroad.

Professional Licenses

DH Glabe & Associates holds professional licenses across the United States.

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ARTICLES

Here Are Some Scaffolding Answers!

Here are answers to frequently asked (and some not so frequently asked) questions regarding scaffolding and related subjects: Q: Do scaffold users have to have scaffold training. A:  Of course they do—why wouldn’t they?  They need to be trained in fall protection, access, falling object protection, proper use, the scaffold load capacity, electrical hazards and […]

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Scaffolds Falling Down

Recently there has been a rash of supported scaffold collapses. That’s not good for either the scaffold user or the industry’s reputation. What possibly could be going on? Is it an act of terrorism? Is it due to the fickle finger of fate? Or perhaps, is it just one of those things that cannot be […]

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RECENT BLOG POSTS

Safety is Not My Goal!

Safety is not my goal. You read that right—Safety is NOT my goal. Have you ever noticed the sign on the back of pick-up trucks (usually construction company trucks) that state that “SAFETY IS MY GOAL.” I strongly recommend that when you see one of those trucks, do not pass the truck; I repeat, do […]

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Should Anchors Be Broken?

Anchors are an essential component of any fall protection and scaffold rigging system. In fact, they are so essential that state and federal regulations, not to mention consensus standards such as the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) standards, require regular inspection and testing of anchors to ensure adequacy in the event that they are needed […]

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