A: One of the main reasons scaffold accidents occur is failure to construct scaffolds appropriately or failure to have proper fall protection systems in place. Workers who either fall off of a scaffold or get hit with debris and other items falling off of a scaffold may have legal rights beyond workers’ compensation. Click here to read more about obtaining compensation over and above workers’ compensation in a Pennsylvania work accident involving a scaffold.
In many instances of a scaffold accident, OSHA regulations were ignored, and thus there may be a negligence claim against a general contractor, subcontractor or other party. For instance, a scaffold manufacturer or maintenance company may bear liability. Success in any workplace accident case depends on having the case properly investigated by a knowledgeable Pennsylvania work accident lawyer.
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