To erect scaffolding, a scaffolding company must first apply for an appropriate permit.
How to erect scaffolding is the main question asked by those proposing to undertake DIY scaffolding.
If you become a victim of a scaffolding accident and you're able to prove that your employer is to blame then it's likely you'll to be entitled to compensation.
It is always advisable to assign a qualified employee oversee scaffolding erection and dismantling.
Scaffolding costs can wrack up very quickly due to the fact that scaffolding is a unique and specialized skill, because of this many companies may quote you exorbitant scaffolding costs due to the specialized nature of scaffolding.
Ensure that the scaffold company you propose to use has a good history in terms of reputation service and safety.
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.
When finding scaffolding companies, you will to decide exactly what you want from them in terms of service, safety.
By the use of mobile scaffolding a reduced physical stress and larger working area can be gained.
Scaffolding platforms should consist of undressed 2x10s that have been properly inspected and graded. The maximum allowable gap between planks is 1".
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