According to a recent news article from Wicked Local Weymouth, a worker in Weymouth was seriously injured in a work accident that occurred when the scaffolding on which he was standing collapsed.
Authorities say the injured worker was installing vinyl siding on a home in the town just south of Boston when the accident occurred. He was working on scaffolding that had been erected for the purpose of doing this siding project when something went wrong. This type of scaffolding was built using wooden boards that were held in place by a device known as a pump jack. Continue reading