Scaffold Builder Job Description

Scaffold Builder Job Description

To make sure a construction site is safe and accident free; always employ qualified people to erect scaffolding.

DIY scaffolding systems are generally quite easy and straightforward to erect when the instructions are properly followed.

Never use unstable objects such as bricks or boxes to support DIY scaffolding.

DIY scaffolding will require the use of guard rails, toe boards and safety mesh or net to prevent accidents.

When erecting DIY scaffolding, it should be erected on firm, level ground.

Soleplates are used at the base of the upright scaffolding poles to help distribute weight and minimize damage to the surface.

Falling object and unsure ground are amongst the main cause of accidents when erecting and using DIY scaffolding.

It is essential that all base plates and screw jacks (that come with base plates) must be secured firmly to the base of the scaffolding.

By the use of mobile scaffolding a reduced physical stress and larger working area can be gained.

Do not move DIY scaffolding systems when people are on the working platform as this is extremely dangerous to all concerned.

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