Expandable Scaffold Plank
To erect scaffolding, a scaffolding company must first apply for an appropriate permit.
Be aware when working on scaffolding systems. You will always at risk from falls and falling objects that could cause very serious of even fatal injuries.
Rather than dismantlement and storing some scaffolding companies will leave their scaffolding in situ until it's ready to move to the next job.
The independent scaffold has standards or uprights on both sides of its working platforms. This allows the independent scaffold to remain upright without support from the building under construction or repair.
If you buy folding scaffolding it may be easy to set up but can be difficult to stack up high and difficult to store.
There are many risks inherent to renting scaffolding. Scaffolding can collapse, resulting in third-party injuries or even deaths. More likely, stands a decent chance of being vandalized or stolen at a construction site.
Carefully inspect all scaffolding boards for damage and wear when you buy scaffolding second hand.
All employees should wear protective headgear, like hard hats, at all times when working on or around portable scaffolding.
If you are planning to erect scaffolding and feel that it might cause an obstruction it may be a good idea to contact a local scaffolding company for advice.
A license needs to be obtained for any scaffolding that is put up on the highway including the pavement. This is the responsibility of the scaffolding hire company.
What to keep in mind when looking for a job in scaffolding.
- 23rd June, 2012
If your unsure about putting up scaffolding correctly and safely you may consider using the services of a scaffolding erector.
- 13th December, 2013
In this article we look at a number of considerations you'll need to take onboard before purchasing scaffolding.
- 11th January, 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
Rolling scaffolding is a highly versatile mobile working platform popular with tradesman and DIY enthusiasts alike.
- 26th December, 2013
What to ask to ensure you get the best quality scaffolding product at the cheapest possible price.
- 4th January, 2013
Follow these guidelines to help make your workplace is an accident free zone.
- 23rd June, 2012
The lowdown on how scaffolding is used in the construction industry.
- 20th June, 2012
Not only are scaffolding regulations important to follow they are also a legal requirement.
- 26th October, 2012
A general guide to the use of scaffold boards including maintenance and safety tips.
- 17th August, 2012