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Description - Elevated Work Platforms and Scaffolding by Matthew J. Burkart

This book contains hundreds of illustrations! You can elevate construction site safety! Nowhere is construction site safety more at a premium than on elevated work platforms and scaffoldings. "Elevated Work Platforms: Job Site Safety Manual", demonstrates how to keep these areas as accident-free as possible. Written with authority by a trio of construction site safety experts, this heavily illustrated reference promotes safety through knowledge, correct equipment usage, and the careful application of construction regulations and standards.With a special emphasis on fall protection and collapse, you get: informative tip boxes throughout the book; erection, inspection, working-on, and disassembly requirements; inspection checklists; examples of malfunction and accidents; OSHA regulations and industry standards for specific equipment; and more! Perfect for architects, engineers, contractors, and attorneys, "Elevated Work Platforms: Job Site Safety Manual" is the one volume you need to stay on top of this essential construction site safety issue! Featured inside are: supported scaffolds; suspended scaffolds; mobile scaffolds; aerial lifts and elevating & rotating platform scaffolds; stairways; and, ladders.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780071414937
ISBN-10: 0071414932
Format: Hardback
(236mm x 162mm x 33mm)
Pages: 543
Imprint: McGraw-Hill Professional
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
Publish Date: 1-Apr-2004
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Matthew J. Burkart

Matthew J. Burkart, P.E., is president of his own consulting firm, Aegis Corporation. He has been involved in construction litigation and has served as an expert witness for OSHA and many of the country's most well-known law firms. A widely published author, he also serves on many committees governing the construction industry. Daniel M. Paine has extensive knowledge in the field of fall protection. He has served as president of Sinoco, one of the major fall prevention device manufacturers and providers. Currently, he is a consultant, and president of Innovative Safety Products, Ltd. He serves on many committees and is highly regarded among his peers.