Expandable Scaffold Plank
To erect scaffolding on or over a public highway, you'll need to be issued with a license from your local Highway Authority.
Scaffolding systems that are correctly designed will have work levels which are decked with regulation sized planks and have appropriate access for workers.
Scaffolding tubes are now usually constructed of galvanised steel but historically have been made of wooded staves and bamboo.
Anyone using portable scaffolding could be putting themselves or others in danger if they have not been properly trained in its use.
Throughout the whole of Asia bamboo scaffolding is a common sight on many construction sites.
Scaffolding contractors can contract scaffold services and arrange scaffolding equipment hire on your behalf.
A suspended or swingstage scaffold has a platform that can be raised or lowered. An example of a suspended scaffold are those commonly used as a means to wash the outer windows on highrises.
Bamboo scaffolding has amazing flexibility.
Never cut corners when erecting DIY scaffolding by leaving out cross braces or out riggers which give stability to the structure.
Price is always a consideration when choosing a scaffold company - make sure that the scaffold company that you choose will not compromise on service or safety.
A look at what factors to consider when buying scaffolding.
- 20th June, 2012
What to ask to ensure you get the best quality scaffolding product at the cheapest possible price.
- 4th January, 2013
Whether your a builder, tradesman or DIY enthusiast scaffolding towers provide a safe platform to work at height.
- 13th December, 2013
Make sure your scaffolding is erected correctly to ensure you finish the job efficiently and safely.
- 21st June, 2012
Rolling scaffolding is a highly versatile mobile working platform popular with tradesman and DIY enthusiasts alike.
- 26th December, 2013
Discover how scaffolding training can be a plus for employees and employers who work with scaffolding.
- 18th June, 2012
It's always a good idea to find out what services you can expect from scaffolding companies before hiring.
- 14th December, 2013
Before scaffolding can be used an inspection must be carried out by a qualified inspector. So what exactly is covered during an inspection?
- 10th October, 2013
The lowdown on how scaffolding is used in the construction industry.
- 20th June, 2012
A general guide to the use of scaffold boards including maintenance and safety tips.
- 17th August, 2012