Carefully inspect all scaffolding boards for damage and wear when you buy scaffolding second hand.
It is important to undergo the hands on portion of scaffolding training which is required by OSHA to demonstrate competency.
Independent scaffolding is a supported scaffold consisting of a platform(s) resting on cross beams (bearers) supported by ledgers and a double row of uprights independent of support.
By leaving a section of scaffolding platform open you will create a gap to rise and lower scaffolding components between levels.
Be careful, mobile scaffolding towers can be dangerous.
A fall protection and scaffolding training course will enable you to understand the requirements and responsibilities required by OSHA.
Any safety feature that can be applied to a scaffolding plank will add to its value.
There are a number of scaffolding types available. Therefore it's always advisable to familiarize yourself with the hazards associated with the scaffold type you're using.
Scaffolding tube is produced to BS1139 and supplied either galvanised or varnished.
The standard scaffold board will have a maximum length of 3.9 meters and width of 225mm.
Discover how scaffolding training can be a plus for employees and employers who work with scaffolding.
- 18th June, 2012
Find out why using secondhand scaffolding can help make savings on your construction project.
- 3rd August, 2012
A general guide to the use of scaffold boards including maintenance and safety tips.
- 17th August, 2012
A look at what factors to consider when buying scaffolding.
- 20th June, 2012
If your unsure about putting up scaffolding correctly and safely you may consider using the services of a scaffolding erector.
- 13th December, 2013
It's always a good idea to find out what services you can expect from scaffolding companies before hiring.
- 14th December, 2013
Make sure your scaffolding is erected correctly to ensure you finish the job efficiently and safely.
- 21st June, 2012
Before scaffolding can be used an inspection must be carried out by a qualified inspector. So what exactly is covered during an inspection?
- 10th October, 2013
Scaffolding is a vital requirement for any construction project. Unfortunately, scaffolding is not cheap! Find out more about the the ins and outs of hiring your own scaffolding, which of course, is the less costly option.
- 16th April, 2013
Not only are scaffolding regulations important to follow they are also a legal requirement.
- 26th October, 2012