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CAN YOU ANSWER THIS? It is somewhat surprising how creative workers can get when it involves scaffolding.  Just when it seems all the questions have been answered, along comes a question that raises an issue that was never addressed.  Challenge yourself to these questions and see if your answer...
Are you familiar with suspended scaffolds?  Do you know the difference between a suspended scaffold and a hanging scaffold?  Well, here’s a chance to show your friends and neighbors how well you know suspended scaffolds.  Take this quiz and see if you are the best of the best. The answers are at...
Some thoughts on scaffold training:   User training is optional:  OSHA requires that all scaffold users be trained in the awareness of certain hazards prior, that’s right, prior to getting on a scaffold.  This training is to be provided by a qualified person.  That would be somebody that knows...
What can be said about scaffold training that hasn’t been said already?  You should be aware that training is required for all employees involved with scaffolds.  This training goes beyond the training originally required in the General Safety and Health Provisions of the US Federal Occupational...
 “To teach so as to make fit, qualified or proficient.”  That’s what Mr. Webster says about training in the ninth edition of his dictionary.   While that definition can easily be applied to scaffold training, the outcome of training is the real measure of whether someone is fit, qualified, or...