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Scaffolding safety tips

Scaffolding is an integral part of many construction projects, but unfortunately every year workers are injured or killed due to improper safety procedures when working on or around scaffolding. Many of these accidents are preventable, and a little bit of education can go a long way toward making your workplace safer. Using our products alongside these tips will optimalize safety up and around your scaffold.

Do's

  • Always make sure the scaffold is visible to bypassers
  • Make sure the scaffold is stable!
  • Ask a supervisor if you aren't certain that the scaffold is secure
  • Always wear a hard hat!
  • Make sure a reliable individual has looked over the scaffold prior to going up

Don'ts

  • Take risks or overload scaffolds!
  • Keep debris or unneeded components on a scaffold where anyone might trip over
  • Leave components and devices on the platform after work
  • Utilize an outdoor scaffold in stormy or windy weather conditions