Dale Lindemer, P.E., has been in the scaffold industry for over 45 years. During his career, he has been involved in many aspects of engineering and product safety, including scaffold applications, site visits and training. He holds numerous memberships, including National Fire Protection Association, International Code Council, American Society of Civil Engineers, American Concrete Institute, National Society of Professional Engineers, Scaffolding Shoring and Forming Institute, and Scaffold and Access Industry Association. Lindemer is also the current chair of the ANSI A10.8 Scaffold Standard subgroup. He has served as an instructor for the principles of scaffolding class at the OSHA Training Institute and holds a degree in Architectural and Building Construction Engineering Technology from the Milwaukee School of Engineering.
Scaffolding is used in almost every construction project. The new and completely revised ANSI/ASSP A10.8-2019 provides minimum guidelines for safety professionals and construction companies to follow to ensure the safe assembly, use and dismantling of scaffolding. Learn about scaffolding hazards and exposures and explore how ANSI/ASSP A10.8 applies. We will also discuss OSHA's scaffolding rules and how you can use A10.8 to supplement compliance and address areas not covered by current OSHA regulations.