Work Site Safety Gets Free Online Resource

With education being one of the most powerful tools in preventing accidents and injury, the Scaffolding, Shoring & Forming Institute  houses a host of information, free to website visitors.

May 15, 2007

The Scaffolding, Shoring & Forming Institute, commonly known as SSFI, is offering free online resources to help keep work sites safe.

SSFI is a trade association comprising manufacturers of shoring, scaffolding, forming, and suspended scaffolding. The institute primarily focuses on engineering and safety aspects of scope products.

Education being one of the most powerful tools in preventing accidents and injury, SSFI houses a host of information, free to website visitors at There, information can be accessed covering and differentiating all aspects of scope products including forming, scaffolding, shoring, and suspended scaffolding. Free online resources include:

  • How-to information for safety in the field
  • Safety practices and guidelines
  • Educational information
  • Informative tech bulletins and documents
  • Product testing information
  • Other resources

SSFI is dedicated to being the number one resource on scope products, drawing additional guidance from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), various state standards, American National Standards Institute (ANSI) standards, and American Concrete Institute (ACI). Relevant information from all of these organizations can be accessed easily through the SSFI website.

Because this industry touches so many lives, SSFI keeps safety and proper use of scope equipment a top priority. This enhances the protection of those individuals who work in high-risk conditions, from window washers to construction workers, minimizing risk and heightening safety awareness.

For more information about this release or to learn more about the Scaffolding, Shoring, and Forming Institute, visit or call the SSFI at 216-241-7333.

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