Build Your Own Scaffolding

Build Your Own Scaffolding

Always make sure system scaffolding is designed and erected within the guidelines of the manufactures handbook.

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.

There are many risks inherent to renting scaffolding. Scaffolding can collapse, resulting in third-party injuries or even deaths. More likely, stands a decent chance of being vandalized or stolen at a construction site.

Workers should have pulleys for pulling tools and equipment up and down the scaffold, leaving their hands free to climb access ladders.

When working on high rise buildings you can economize on the scaffolding cost by the repeated use of scaffolding.

Make sure that you tailor your applications for jobs in scaffolding to those which are appropriate to your skills.

Scaffolding costs can be high and it is therefore important to read any customer reviews on each company you might consider to use to ensure you are dealing with a reliable company.

When selecting scaffolding components, make sure that they have been constructed the requirements of the ASTM and ANSI.

All employees should wear protective headgear, like hard hats, at all times when working on or around portable scaffolding.

Make sure that all workers are aware of the new 'fall zone' when moving portable scaffolding.

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