Recent DEG Inquiry 13416 provided feedback: “Set up of scaffolding/ladders is ‘Not Included’ and would be an ‘On the Spot Evaluation’.”

Various type of vans, trucks or commerical vehicles may require repairs done above ground level, additionally requiring various types of tooling and equipment to be brought up to a safe working height.

When performing repairs on oversized vehicles, requiring the technican to work on a specialized aperatus: repairers should take into consideration the extra work required when utilizing scaffolding, ladders, lift-type equipment for both the technician and tool.

The estimating databases are all intended to be used as a GUIDE ONLY – it is important to remember that the auto body professional performing the repair is in a position to thoroughly inspect, diagnose and identify the methodology and their unique cost of the vehicle damage repair.

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