17 Scaffolding Safety Tips

Posted on January 28, 2024 in Scaffolding
Safety is a top concern when working at height. Alarmingly, scaffolding-related incidents lead to approximately 4,500 injuries annually. Accidents frequently cause physical injuries and also lead to serious financial issues. This includes lost workdays costing an estimated $90 million, potential fines, and higher insurance premiums. Fortunately, there are many ways for companies to protect their employees from these preventable accidents. The following scaffolding safety tips will help reduce the risks... Read More

Scaffolding Solutions Earns ABC STEP Diamond Safety Rating in 2023

Posted on July 5, 2023 in News
Scaffolding Solutions is proud to announce that we have earned a Diamond-Level Safety Rating for the third year in a row! In 1989, Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) developed a world-class Safety Training Evaluation Process (STEP) that evaluates the safety of contractors on a variety of key criteria. STEP provides participating contractors with one of the following ratings based on 25 key components: Participant (lowest), Bronze, Silver, Gold, Platinum, or... Read More

Sara Crosby Receives a WIC Award Nomination

Posted on April 11, 2023 in Scaffolding
Throughout the month of March, the Associated General Contractors of Virginia, Inc. (AGCVA) celebrates exceptional Women in Construction (WIC). The AGCVA invites us all to join in honoring the contributions, achievements, and leadership of women that work around the clock to push the construction industry forward. Scaffolding Solutions is proud to announce that Sara Crosby, Corporate Safety Officer, has been nominated for a WIC award due to her exceptional contributions... Read More

Scaffolding Solutions Wins WBC Craftsmanship Award

Posted on March 20, 2023 in Scaffolding
Scaffolding Solutions is excited to announce that our work on the Howard University Energy Plant Modernization has earned a 2023 Washington Building Congress (WBC) Craftsmanship Award in the Special Construction Category for Scaffolding and Rigging! Among ten entry categories, WBC received 231 nominations for the year. We are honored to be recognized as one of only three companies to win an award in this year’s Scaffolding and Rigging category. WBC... Read More

Incremental Innovations that Lead to Major Gains

Posted on February 20, 2023 in Scaffolding
Chaos versus Control Does this sound familiar to you? Manager: “Are we going to finish today?” Foreman: “No. We need one, maybe two more days.” Manager: “What happened?” Foreman: “Ran out of material. Truck late. Loading dock wasn’t available. One guy was a no-show.” Manager: “Anything we could have done to prevent these problems?” Foreman: “Not really. That’s just construction.” Stepping out of Manufacturing into the Construction World a few... Read More

Case Study: Scaffolding to Repair the Women’s Museum in Downtown Washington, D.C.

Posted on December 22, 2022 in Case Studies, Scaffolding
The National Museum of Women in the Arts (NMWA) in Washington D.C. champions the work of women artists through exhibits, online content, programs, and collections. NMWA has been located in the same building since it first opened in 1983. As time went by, the 112-year-old iconic building was starting to show signs of its age—exterior cornices and designs were crumbling, and the original windows were cracked. Because of this, the... Read More

Scaffolding Solutions Achieves Near-Perfect 2023 Experience Modification Rating

Posted on November 11, 2022 in Scaffolding
Safety body construction, Working at height equipment. Fall arrestor device for worker with hooks for safety body harness on the roof structure Scaffolding Solutions is pleased to announce that our 2023 Experience Modification Rating is .68!  Experience Modification Rating, or EMR, is the insurance industry’s company worker’s experience risk rating. 1.0 is average, over +1.0 is higher risk, and lower than 1.0 EMR is a safer rating. In 2022, our... Read More

Meeting the OSHA Competent Person Requirement for Scaffolding Users

Posted on November 8, 2022 in Scaffolding
Scaffolding is a necessary component for many construction job sites; however, it can pose a serious threat to workers. In 2020, the Bureau of Labor Statistics Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries (CFOI) reported 52 scaffolding fatalities. By adhering to safety rules, regulations, and best practices, these fatalities could have been avoided. OSHA requires a “competent person” erector to be involved in the setup, usage, and take down of scaffolding. Read... Read More

Recent Scaffolding Safety Guidelines

Posted on August 24, 2022 in News
Recent Scaffolding Safety Guidelines Numerous laws strictly regulate scaffolding systems. The vast majority of these regulations come from OSHA, but some are set forth by state governments to help fill in compliance gaps. New laws are often passed, and regulations may change over time. As such, it’s essential to be up to date on scaffolding safety guidelines, which cover everything from the construction and design of a scaffold to who... Read More

Diamond Safety Rating Announcement

Posted on August 9, 2022 in Scaffolding
Scaffolding Solutions is thrilled to announce that we’ve just received our second consecutive Diamond-level Safety Award from STEP. Being awarded a Diamond Safety Rating is huge—STEP is a world-class safety management system that dramatically improves safety performance. It measures the safety processes and policies on 25 key components and benchmarks them against other participating companies. What makes this award so special is that it’s extremely challenging to obtain. There are... Read More



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