12 Important Scaffolding Safety Tips

The following safety tips are offered by the engineering department of Bil-Jax, Inc. as guidelines in avoiding job-site situations that could prove dangerous to scaffold workmen. Check Safety Codes: OSHA, state and local safety codes should be consulted; and approval obtained from Building Safety and Industrial Commission on scaffold tips. Inspect and Check: Take no chances. Inspect the scaffold set up after erection and daily while in use. Don't remove or allow removal of, any parts without the OK from the proper authorities. When wire rope is used, inspect it on each job. Begin With Good Footing: Use base plates, sills or [...]