A Guide to Scaffold Use in the Construction Industry

OSHA's Safety Standards for Scaffolds Use in the Construction Industry rule aims to protect workers using scaffolding in construction work. Scaffolding hazards continue to rank high on the list of the most frequently cited standards in the construction industry. Scaffold-related fatalities account for a significant number of fatalities in the construction workplace. This document addresses some of the most common questions about OSHA's scaffold standard.