Scaffold Builder Job Description

Scaffold Builder Job Description

Make sure your construction team is doing its part to incorporate scaffolding safety into its daily work regimen.

Make sure that all scaffolding bars, tools, and materials are at least 10 feet away from energized power lines and that the power lines are also protected.

The main purpose of scaffolding structure is to provide a safe working place for workers who are involved in working in high rise structures.

OSHA states that scaffolds can be erected, moved, dismantled, or altered only under the supervision and direction of a "competent person." A "competent person" is someone who can identify hazards and is authorized to take prompt action to eliminate them.

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.

Clamp connectors are inexpensive to manufacture and have a long life. They are suitable to use with just about any scaffolding design.

Where scaffolding towers are concerned workers must be capable in the building and use of such towers.

Scaffolding bars are now usually constructed of galvanised steel but in the past have been made of wooded staves and bamboo.

As of late, the pressures within the construction industry have caused the cost of scaffolding to become relatively stable.

It may be more convenient to buy scaffolding rather than rent it.

Scaffolding Articles

Construction Scaffolding

The lowdown on how scaffolding is used in the construction industry.

  • 20th June, 2012
Taking Scaffolding Courses

Find out how you can benefit from taking a scaffolding course.

  • 20th June, 2012
Scaffolding Towers
A Guide to Scaffolding Towers

Whether your a builder, tradesman or DIY enthusiast scaffolding towers provide a safe platform to work at height.

  • 13th December, 2013
Scaffolding Regulations
Scaffolding Regulations

Not only are scaffolding regulations important to follow they are also a legal requirement.

  • 26th October, 2012
Scaffolding Suppliers
Buying From Scaffolding Suppliers

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
Buying Scaffolding

A look at what factors to consider when buying scaffolding.

  • 20th June, 2012
Scaffolding Training Offers Multiple Benefits

Discover how scaffolding training can be a plus for employees and employers who work with scaffolding.

  • 18th June, 2012
How to Erect Scaffolding

Make sure your scaffolding is erected correctly to ensure you finish the job efficiently and safely.

  • 21st June, 2012
Scaffolding Services
Scaffolding Services - What Can They Offer Me?

It's always a good idea to find out what services you can expect from scaffolding companies before hiring.

  • 14th December, 2013
Scaffolding Erectors
Scaffolding Erectors and the Services They Provide

If your unsure about putting up scaffolding correctly and safely you may consider using the services of a scaffolding erector.

  • 13th December, 2013