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When designing a construction project, few people realize that the designer often cannot answer common questions that arise during the construction process. The owner's structural engineer, better known as the engineer of record (EOR), is hired primarily to design the project, but after the plans...
A practical explanation as to the relationship between the OSHA standards, enforcement, compliance and safety in the construction industry. It’s been a long time since I first became involved in the business of scaffolding.  My experience has included a lot of scaffolds, a lot of places and a lot...
An April Fools Day sarcasm on scaffold safety, regulations and government control. April is the time for foolish things so I contacted the foremost authority in the field of scaffolding, Dr. Aiy Noitall.  I caught up with the good doctor while he was at O’Hare Airport in Chicago preparing to leave...
Technology’s effect on the future of regulations and training. When it was suggested that I write about technology trends I thought it would be a no-brainer, what with me being an engineer.  The word technology suggests science, engineering and the industrial arts, which is how Mr. Webster defines...