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I’m no genius and I am not a psychic but hey, I can spin a good story as well as anyone.  I will focus on what I know and what I’ve seen (that’s where a knowledge of the past is handy) and give you my opinion about the effect of new developments.  When one thinks of the scaffold frame, its tough to...
Here is why me friend called.  He wanted to know whether there was any new information regarding the use of plywood with plank on a scaffold.  He had been informed by a certain individual that you cannot do that.  (Presumably that concern was based on an OSHA Letter of Interpretation that declared...
Should I be worried when I get on a scaffold?  Should I be worried when I can buy a scaffold frame for less than half of what it costs from another supplier?  Should I be worried when I don’t know the strength of the scaffold I get onto?  Am I expected to know how strong the scaffold is that I am...
The use of this ladder jack scaffold just isn’t right, but not for the obvious reasons.  You probably got a chuckle when you first glanced at the photo.  Unfortunately, there is nothing funny about the situation, but not for the obvious reasons.  I took the photo in the old neighborhood several...
A friend of mine, when he first got involved in the aerial lift rental business, wondered why the aerial lift manufacturers used cheap paint on the guardrail systems.  Every time he rented a scissor lift, the paint was worn off the top of the rails when the unit was returned.  It didn’t take too...