Scaffold Builder Job Description

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.

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