Hydraulic Scaffolding

Hydraulic Scaffolding

Liability insurance is an essential part of a scaffold company's insurance coverage. This type of insurance protects your company in the event that a third party on or near your jobsite is injured or killed because of your scaffolding.

A fall protection and scaffolding training course will enable you to understand the requirements and responsibilities required 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.

Be aware that scaffolding firms may be able to hire scaffolding poles out to you at very low cost.

As a general rule, a scaffold becomes unstable once its height reaches 4 times its width.

Once you have been involved in a scaffolding accident it is important that you make urgent contact with a solicitor with expertise in the field of work accident claims.

Scaffolding tubes can be used horizontally, vertically and diagonally using a variety of clamps including swivel clams.

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

Ensure that the scaffold company you propose to use has a good history in terms of reputation service and safety.

Always read carefully and follow all instructions regarding scaffolding erection, usage and dismantling.

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