Scaffold Builder Job Description
Skimping on price can be costly both economically and emotionally if there were to be an injury or death due to improper or faulty scaffolding.
There are an increasing number of reports of accidents linked to bamboo scaffolding. Mainly due to the use of poor quality bamboo.
All independent scaffolding requires bracing to help prevent them from collapsing.
Steel scaffolding is a must for all major construction projects because of its safety and contribution to higher efficiency.
As portable scaffolding becomes more and more popular, there are more and more companies who are able to train those who use portable scaffolding.
In the cleaning industry there are three types of scaffolding that are generally used. Supported, which are built from scaffolding poles and are non moveable. Rolling, like supported scaffolding but has wheels to allow for mobility, And powered platforms like boom trucks and suspended scaffolds.
Only use scaffolding boards that carry the mark of an approved grading agency.
Overall, scaffolding costs, like any other construction cost, will vary from project to project and whether you hire out or do it yourself.
Scaffolding costs can be greatly reduced if you 'do it yourself' - however, be warned that if anyone other than yourself uses the scaffolding you will have to ensure that all the current scaffolding regulations, especially with regard to safety, are adhered to - otherwise your scaffolding costs could be more than just financial.
Always take the time to familiarize yourself with the scaffolding regulations.
If your unsure about putting up scaffolding correctly and safely you may consider using the services of a scaffolding erector.
- 13th December, 2013
A general guide to the use of scaffold boards including maintenance and safety tips.
- 17th August, 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
Aluminum is strong, durable and lightweight making it an ideal material for scaffolding.
- 18th September, 2012
What to keep in mind when looking for a job in scaffolding.
- 23rd June, 2012
Whether your a builder, tradesman or DIY enthusiast scaffolding towers provide a safe platform to work at height.
- 13th December, 2013
Scaffolding is a vital requirement for any construction project. Unfortunately, scaffolding is not cheap! Find out more about the the ins and outs of hiring your own scaffolding, which of course, is the less costly option.
- 16th April, 2013
In this article we look at a number of considerations you'll need to take onboard before purchasing scaffolding.
- 11th January, 2013
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