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What goes up, must come down is the old saying that doesn’t mean a darn thing to me.  Maybe it has something to do with the stock market; sure doesn’t have anything to do with scaffolding, unless of course, you are thinking about access for the scaffold.  Experience suggests that there are common...
Fall protection for aerial lift operators and users, while straightforward in my mind, seems to be a mysterious phenomenon that bewilders the minds of many and produces myths worthy of aNew Yorkbest selling novel!  Fortunately, there is no need for it to be this way.  Admittedly, the Federal...
Have you ever been asked if a scaffold is OSHA approved?  Or perhaps you have been asked if the scaffold is an “OSHA scaffold.”  When the question is asked, it has been my experience that the person really is asking if the scaffold in question complies with the applicable OSHA standards.  This begs...
Last month we offered a quiz for you to take to test your knowledge of the OSHA scaffold standards.  Well, here’s the answers.  As you recall, it was suggested that the quiz be taken two ways, one closed book, the other open book.  The purpose was to simulate answering the questions in the field...
Experience indicates that certain scaffold safety issues remain unresolved in the minds of those responsible for safety.  More specifically, it appears that fall protection requirements and access requirements are not understood.  So, let’s see if we can sort out the issues. Fall protection for...