I saw these gentlemen working on the exterior of our friendly neighborhood Taco Bell. It would appear that this man knows how to use a scaffold:
And these guys do not:
Looks pretty safe to me. Maybe he is angling to get free tacos for life after he falls and breaks his neck (wow, that sounded like my grandma in my head). Also, the soffit they were working on was a uniform height. There was no reason I could come up with for that scaffold to have ever been set at that low in height.