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How to maintain safe scaffolding on construction sites

Scaffolding accidents are an especially common occurrence in the construction industry in New York and throughout the nation. They cost U.S. employers about $90 million in lost work days every year. Improper scaffolding practices were the third most prominent OSHA violation in 2016, leading to some 3,900 citations.

Scaffolding regulations: an overview

OSHA estimates that 65 percent of construction workers frequently use scaffolding. Scaffolding accidents are all too common and result in some of the most serious injuries in the industry. This is why construction employers will want to make sure they comply with OSHA regulations and know what New York labor laws have to say regarding liability.

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