Scaffoldings Safety FAQs

  • What is scaffold and safety risks related to it?
  • How safe are scaffold towers?
  • What are the hazards of working at height?
  • How can workers be safe on the scaffold?
  • How high can a scaffold tower be erected?
  • What are OSHA scaffolding safety requirements?
  • What are safety features supplied upon purchase or hire of the scaffold tower?
  • What are the safe methods used to assemble and dismantle a scaffold tower?
  • How to decide if an employee is 'competent' to work at height on a scaffold?
  • Which type of scaffolds is prohibited?
  • Will a qualified person need to design a scaffold?
  • How many loads should scaffold support?
  • What are common hazards associated with all types of scaffolds?
  • What are Key scaffolding standards?
  • What is the maximum recommended gap between scaffold and structure?
  • What is the height at which scaffolding workers need a harness?
  • What is the maximum recommended load for a scaffold?
  • Is there a need for cross-braces on frame scaffolds?
  • What are an ANSI and its full form?
  • Is steel or wood the better choice for constructing a scaffold?
  • What happens if a worker falls from a scaffold platform?
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