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  1. Construction
    A bit of a basic question - I read in the OSHA regulations that platforms need to be secured. It says: 1926.451(f)(15)(ii) The platform units shall be secured to the scaffold to prevent their movement But it seems to me I've seen scaffolds with wooden planks that aren't secured. Also, OSHA...
  2. Construction
    I have a general question for anyone who works with mobile cranes. Any feedback would be greatly appreciated. (I also posted this in the Safety category - hope that's not a problem.) I work for a company that produces safety training. We do a lot of customized training, but lately we've been...
  3. Health & Safety
    I have a general question for anyone who works with mobile cranes. Any feedback would be greatly appreciated. I work for a company that produces safety training. We do a lot of customized training, but lately we've been focusing more on our generic safety course library. My question is...
  4. Health & Safety
    This might be a stupid question, but I'm prepared to be flamed :) OSHA states that "Supported scaffolds with a height to base width ratio of more than 4:1 must be restrained by guying, tying, bracing, or an equivalent means." I'm wondering this: if the base width is the determining...
  5. Health & Safety
    Has anyone seen a guard rail system that will fit a Werner 20ft or 30ft taskmaster that might work with a ladder jack setup? OSHA approved of course!:thumbsup:
  6. Landscaping
    anybody seen this? oh my god this tree guy Paul Nosak is gonna get someone killed with the picks he does with his crane, http://www.nosakraw.com/ favorite quote from the episode "We?re Going To Need A Bigger Crane" i just watched Oh the Arborists/tree surgeons are descending on the...
  7. Construction
    I need to get an Osha Safety Manual together to have on site for guys doing window / curtainwall installation. What I'm finding on google is semi-confusing and Osha's website sucks. Can anyone point me in the right direction? Where can I get an Osha Safety Manual, and which sections do I need...
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