Dangerous / Unsafe Condition in Workplace: Scaffolding Falls

According to OSHA, scaffolding violations and falls from scaffolding are the third most cited safety violation. In this article, we will address questions and standards that our Sacramento Workers’ Compensation Attorneys regularly handle when addressing scaffolding fall-related injuries, including Cal/OSHA regulations specific to scaffolding as well as general regulations related to workplace safety around scaffolding. We will also discuss if you can file a claim for serious and willful penalties for scaffolding violations and how to report a workplace that does not follow the scaffolding safety requirements. 

Dangerous_Unsafe Condition in Workplace Scaffolding Falls

As Sacramento Workers’ Compensation Attorneys, we are confronted with scaffolding injuries in the workplace on a regular basis. This article was only a broad-brush summary of the many Cal/OSHA regulations specific to scaffolding and general regulations related to workplace safety around scaffolding. We also briefly examined if you can file claims for serious & willful penalties of a scaffolding violation and how to report a workplace that does not follow the scaffolding safety requirements. If you have been injured as the result of a dangerous condition on or around scaffolding, please contact one of our Sacramento Workers’ Compensation Attorneys for a free consultation today.