Scaffold Builder Job Description
Make sure all planks and walk boards are at least 36 inches below the highest point of any portable scaffolding.
To erect scaffolding on or over a public highway, you'll need to be issued with a license from your local Highway Authority.
There are a number of scaffolding types available. Therefore it's always advisable to familiarize yourself with the hazards associated with the scaffold type you're using.
When installing scaffolding, place vertical ties at the ends of the scaffolding. These ties should only be removed when the scaffolding is dismantled.
A scaffolding course will enable you to gain vital knowledge you'll need to ensure that all your scaffold work is safe.
It may seem easy to erect and use DIY scaffolding but thousands of accidents occur each year on scaffolding.
Always make sure system scaffolding is designed and erected within the guidelines of the manufactures handbook.
To erect scaffolding, a scaffolding company must first apply for an appropriate permit.
Scaffolding contractors can contract scaffold services and arrange scaffolding equipment hire on your behalf.
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.
Follow these guidelines to help make your workplace is an accident free zone.
- 23rd June, 2012
Find out how you can benefit from taking a scaffolding course.
- 20th June, 2012
A general guide to the use of scaffold boards including maintenance and safety tips.
- 17th August, 2012
It's worth taking the time to choose a good scaffolding supplier thus ensuring you get high quality product at the best possible price.
- 16th December, 2013
What to ask to ensure you get the best quality scaffolding product at the cheapest possible price.
- 4th January, 2013
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
Find out why using secondhand scaffolding can help make savings on your construction project.
- 3rd August, 2012
What to keep in mind when looking for a job in scaffolding.
- 23rd June, 2012
Rolling scaffolding is a highly versatile mobile working platform popular with tradesman and DIY enthusiasts alike.
- 26th December, 2013