Expandable Scaffold Plank
A mobile scaffold is a type of freestanding independent scaffold. It is mounted on castors or wheels that swivel and allow the scaffold to be easily moved from location to location.
Since 1971, the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) has put a standard in place to help protect workers on scaffolds.
Scaffolding systems that are correctly designed will have work levels which are decked with regulation sized planks and have appropriate access for workers.
There are an increasing number of reports of accidents linked to bamboo scaffolding. Mainly due to the use of poor quality bamboo.
Hoop irons (or nail plates) are a protective metal plate fitted to the end of a scaffolding board.
Scaffolding accidents within the construction industry are likely to be caused by a lack of appropriate safety checks and negligent poor structure.
Before contractors allow their workers to use someone else's independent scaffolding, they must make sure it is safe.
When using portable scaffolding, safety and general regulations must be adhered to in order to avoid injury to anyone using it.
To make sure a construction site is safe and accident free; always employ qualified people to erect scaffolding.
Scaffolding tubes are now usually constructed of galvanised steel but historically have been made of wooded staves and bamboo.
If your unsure about putting up scaffolding correctly and safely you may consider using the services of a scaffolding erector.
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