Why Standards? A Swinging Stage

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Swinging Stage The mark of a true Professional is not only one who works well, but one who works safe. This picture shows what is NOT professional.

Minutes after this picture was taken, this professional (?) painter climbed onto the plank suspended by the ropes and steadied by the leaning 2x4s, and painted the metal canopy structure. Apart from professional standards, safety standards, and the like ... How do you like the owner's liability?