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OSHA Approved???

OSHA Approved???

How many morons does it take to change a light bulb?  A Ladder on top of another ladder but being held up wih some 2×4’s, oh yeah I think OSHA might have an issue with this.

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6 Comments to OSHA Approved???

  1. Hopefully Mr. Gravity and Mr. Darwin will have their way with him and he won’t reproduce.

  2. Oogie on August 15th, 2013
  3. This is actually called a half scaffold. it is a shortcut to buying the scaffolding ladders that are adjustable. This may not be OSHA approved, but it is for sure a technique used by many remodelers when having to work cathedral ceilings on a circular or otherwise obstructive staircase.

  4. Rick on August 16th, 2013
  5. And for the record, they are 2×6’s mot 2×4’s.

  6. Rick on August 16th, 2013
  7. I prefer to use my adjustable legged walkups platforms, they have a textured surface and are OSHA approved, with each leg being independently adjustable and I also own the tall leg set that lets me set them up so I have a 5.5′ tall platform to work off of. But for a situation such as this and or when having to work on stairs they are the safest easiest to use. But I value mine and my workers health and safety.

  8. RONTHEWOLFMAN on August 16th, 2013
  9. 2×6’s??? Try 2×8’s. I wouldn’t call this the half scaffolding you’re referencing; the first 2×8 is about to fall off the platform, this is just plain crazy! Although I’ve done worse on a painting job or two…

  10. The Contractor on August 19th, 2013
  11. Nah, it’s cool, there’s a handrail on that 4-step staircase he’s working on.

    BTW, I’m not a maintenance engineer or anything, but shouldnt he turn the light OFF before changing it out? Just a thought…

  12. RJ on August 29th, 2013

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