Falls from scaffolds causing disabilities and fatal injuries is the most common hazard to constructions workers. According to OSHA, about 72% of scaffold accidents were due to one of the following causes: planking or support slipped or gave way, employee slipped or fell when struck by a falling object, and no guardrail installed.
Each state has its own regulations and standards. It is important that work crews maintain and use scaffolds in a safe manner. This program is designed to review the basics of scaffolds with emphasis on safety procedures. Basic safety rules for scaffolds, operating rules and how to use with out injury. Meets the training requirements for scaffold safety. (Producer: Digital 2000)