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Constructing Safety: Demystifying Washington Law WAC 296-874-20002 on Scaffolding

In construction, safety is paramount, and Washington State enforces stringent regulations to ensure the well-being of construction workers. WAC 296-874-20002 stands as a crucial guideline, focusing on the safe design and construction of scaffolds.

Decoding WAC 296-874-20002: A Mandate for Scaffold Safety

WAC 296-874-20002 outlines key directives, emphasizing:

  1. Qualified Design and Construction: Scaffolds must be designed by a qualified person and constructed according to that design.
  2. Prohibition of Unsafe Scaffold Types: The use of shore and lean-to scaffolds is strictly prohibited.

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Safety Beyond Compliance: Upholding Worker Protection

WAC 296-874-20002 isn’t just a legal requirement; it’s a commitment to the safety of construction workers. By mandating qualified design and construction, the law aims to minimize risks associated with scaffolding use.

GLP Attorneys: Your Advocates for Construction Injury Claims

If you’ve suffered an injury while working on a construction project due to unsafe scaffolding, GLP Attorneys is here to support you. Our construction injury attorneys specialize in holding responsible companies accountable for neglecting safety measures outlined in regulations like WAC 296-874-20002. Give one of our construction injury attorneys a call to discuss the facts of your case at 800-273-5005 or fill out our contact form here.

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