Hydraulic Scaffolding

Hydraulic Scaffolding

The standard scaffold board will have a maximum length of 3.9 meters and width of 225mm.

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

Before portable scaffolding is used, all the wheels will need to be locked and rigid which will keep the portable scaffolding stable for climbing.

As portable scaffolding becomes more and more popular, there are more and more companies who are able to train those who use portable scaffolding.

On any major project, scaffolding costs will be a primary expense and you will need to consider whether your scaffolding costs might be reduced if you hire in.

When you buy scaffolding, each system should have detailed plans for the safe erection and use of the scaffolding.

If you buy scaffolding, you will need to consider the safety issues when you come to erect the scaffold.

In the interest of staff, it is a company's legal duty to ensure that all safe scaffolding practices are carried out.

It's impossible to erect a safe scaffold if the base rests on items like barrels, boxes, loose bricks, or concrete blocks.

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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