Scaffold Builder Job Description
Even the Romans used scaffolding in their construction projects!
Only apply for jobs in scaffolding with companies that adhere to the rules of the workplace and current legislation.
To erect scaffolding on or over a public highway, you'll need to be issued with a license from your local Highway Authority.
Always ensure that scaffolding erection meet all requirements set out by OSHA.
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.
Whether you are a scaffolding rental company or you're a laborer responsible for renting scaffolding for job sites, it's imperative that you purchase comprehensive insurance packages.
Where scaffolding towers are concerned workers must be capable in the building and use of such towers.
All independent scaffolding should be designed, erected, altered and dismantled by competent people, with all independent scaffolding work under the supervision of a 'competent person'.
If you a planning any alterations outside the system scaffolding manufacture or suppliers guidelines, it should be designed by an experienced and knowledgeable person.
Guard rails should be provided when working on scaffolding over the height of 10 feet. Otherwise, each worker must be protected by a fall protection system.
What to ask to ensure you get the best quality scaffolding product at the cheapest possible price.
- 4th January, 2013
Rolling scaffolding is a highly versatile mobile working platform popular with tradesman and DIY enthusiasts alike.
- 26th December, 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
Find out why using secondhand scaffolding can help make savings on your construction project.
- 3rd August, 2012
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
A look at what factors to consider when buying scaffolding.
- 20th June, 2012
It's always a good idea to find out what services you can expect from scaffolding companies before hiring.
- 14th December, 2013
Not only are scaffolding regulations important to follow they are also a legal requirement.
- 26th October, 2012
Make sure your scaffolding is erected correctly to ensure you finish the job efficiently and safely.
- 21st June, 2012