Build Your Own Scaffolding

Build Your Own Scaffolding

The width of the boards will always determine the width of the scaffolding structure. It is recommended that the width scaffolding should be no less than 600mm. A four board scaffold would be 870mm.

Scaffolding is used in the construction or repair of buildings and its main function is to support workers and their materials. However, a scaffolding structure is only ever intended to be a temporary measure.

Demand for scaffolding training at present is very high. It's even beginning to exceed supply with CITB-Construction Skills.

There are scaffolding safety videos available which cover topicsvsuch as: Erecting and maintaining scaffolds, Responsibilities of scaffold experts, Walkways, Personal fall arrest systems.

System scaffolding is also used in the Civil Engineering sector as support framework for concrete pouring and slab fixing.

Anyone planning to use portable scaffolding should be trained by a properly qualified person.

As the availability of jobs in scaffolding can vary, always put some cash aside to pay your tax and see you through tough times.

Did you know that tubular scaffolding is usually three times the cost of bamboo scaffolding?

A mobile scaffold is a type of freestanding independent scaffold. It is mounted on castors or wheels that swivel and allow the scaffold to be easily moved from location to location.

By leaving a section of scaffolding platform open you will create a gap to rise and lower scaffolding components between levels.

Scaffolding Articles

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It's worth taking the time to choose a good scaffolding supplier thus ensuring you get high quality product at the best possible price.

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

  • 18th 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
How to Erect Scaffolding

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

  • 21st June, 2012
Aluminum Scaffolding
How Aluminum Scaffolding is Used in Construction

Aluminum is strong, durable and lightweight making it an ideal material for scaffolding.

  • 18th September, 2012
Jobs in Scaffolding

What to keep in mind when looking for a job in scaffolding.

  • 23rd June, 2012
Rolling Scaffolding
The Lowdown on Rolling Scaffolding

Rolling scaffolding is a highly versatile mobile working platform popular with tradesman and DIY enthusiasts alike.

  • 26th 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
Cheap Scaffolding
Questions to Ask When Looking for Cheap Scaffolding

What to ask to ensure you get the best quality scaffolding product at the cheapest possible price.

  • 4th January, 2013
Scaffolding Health and Safety

Follow these guidelines to help make your workplace is an accident free zone.

  • 23rd June, 2012