The Importance Of Scaffold Safety Training
It is estimated that in today’s construction industry, an incredible 2.3 million construction workers perform some type of work on scaffolds, which is roughly 65% of the construction workforce. With so many workers exposed to hazards from scaffolds, scaffold safety needs to be a priority.
There are numerous types of scaffolds, including supported, suspended, and rolling. Scaffolds are crucial in the construction industry, and save both time and money when used properly. However, there are several concerns that employers and employees alike must be aware of when erecting, working on, or disassembling any type of scaffold. This article will focus on the four main hazards associated with worker injuries or deaths associated with scaffolds.