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Texas Construction Scaffolding Safety
When you are a Texas construction worker, your chances of being injured are higher than those in most other jobs. Being in a hazardous industry, it is important that you educate yourself about ways to stay safe. One of the most common Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) citations involves unsafe scaffolding, and they estimate that proper safety could prevent about 4,500 injuries and 50 fatalities each year.
OSHA's recommendation for scaffolding safety include:
Were you or your loved one injured in an Austin construction accident? Were you the victim of poorly constructed scaffolding? Did your employer require you to work on a scaffold in high winds? Texas attorney Earl Straight has over 26 years of experience representing construction accident victims just like you. Call him today at 512-454-1331 for a free consultation; you can also request a complimentary copy of his book, Texas Accident Law and You.