Expandable Scaffold Plank

Expandable Scaffold Plank

A scaffolding structure is made from a series of frames, beams, poles, planks and brackets. These help in supporting the scaffolding making it strong, safe and sturdy.

There are an increasing number of reports of accidents linked to bamboo scaffolding. Mainly due to the use of poor quality bamboo.

Scaffolding tube is produced to BS1139 and supplied either galvanised or varnished.

When using a scaffolding company make sure that an appropriate license has been obtained before any work has been started.

When finding a scaffolding company you will to decide exactly what you want from them in terms of service, safety and peace of mind.

There are three standard sizes of scaffolding boards, they are 63mm, 50mm, and 38mm.

Scaffolding costs will be greatly reduced if you use self-build aluminum towers that will clip themselves together.

Scaffolding is designed to allow easy access to places that are not accessible by the use ladders.

Workers should have pulleys for pulling tools and equipment up and down the scaffold, leaving their hands free to climb access ladders.

There are variations on each types of scaffolding. Its important to decide the type of scaffold for each job as a life will depend on it.

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