Three Scaffolding Safety Tips

With 65 percent of the construction industry working on scaffolds, safety is paramount. According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, scaffolding accidents account for a significant number of construction hazards. The key to safety is working with scaffolding that has been erected by trained professionals, using protective equipment and implementing procedures to keep workers safe, otherwise serious injury can occur. Here are three tips to improve the safety of your next scaffolding assignment.