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Scaffold safety tips
Crank-up type scaffolding falls under the ANSI A10.8 (2011) Scaffold Standard, Section 24, which is enforced by OSHA as if it were in the OSHA regulations. You can get a copy at www.nonstopscaffolding.com, or call 800-845-0845 to speak to tech support for more information.
A wallet-sized checklist covering the high points in this article is available free from Non-Stop. Use the “Contact Us” link at www.nonstopscaffolding.com, or call 800-845-0845 with your address.
If you are an adjustable scaffold user being visited by a safety inspector, call us immediately at 800-845-0845, and we will assist with any questions he may have. Sometimes inspectors are not aware of the specific standards for adjustable masonry scaffolding.
Originally published in Masonry magazine.
About the Author
Justin Breithaupt, Jr. is the owner of Non-Stop Scaffolding, Inc. He has been involved with elevating scaffolding and the masonry business since 1975, when his father invented a tower scaffolding system for their own masonry business. Visit www.nonstopscaffolding.com for more information on Non-Stop Scaffolding, Inc.