Expandable Scaffold Plank

Expandable Scaffold Plank

Hoop irons (or nail plates) are a protective metal plate fitted to the end of a scaffolding board.

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

You can cover the ends of scaffolding tubes high density polyethylene covers which just snap on. This creates a safer working environment.

The width of the boards will always determine the width of the scaffolding structure. It is recommended that the width scaffolding should be no less than 600mm. A four board scaffold would be 870mm.

Unfortunately thousands of injuries and even deaths occur each year on construction sites due to scaffolding accidents.

Before you buy your own scaffolding it will pay you to do some research on the available types of scaffolding.

To make sure a construction site is safe and accident free; always employ qualified people to erect scaffolding.

When you first look at a scaffolding structure it can seem that it's supporting the building. It's only when you take a closer look you'll find it doesn't.

Make sure that the gap between scaffolding planks is no more than one inch.

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

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