Take time to research the scaffold company you propose to use to ensure that it will meet all of your needs.
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.
The putlog scaffold has standards or uprights along its outer edges, but its inner side is supported by the structure or building itself. Putlogs have flattened ends that are placed between courses of brickwork in the building or edifice to add support.
Scaffolding platforms should consist of undressed 2x10s that have been properly inspected and graded. The maximum allowable gap between planks is 1".
Always ensure that scaffolding erection meet all requirements set out by OSHA.
Workers should have pulleys for pulling tools and equipment up and down the scaffold, leaving their hands free to climb access ladders.
When working on high rise buildings you can economize on the scaffolding cost by the repeated use of scaffolding.
Make sure that the gap between scaffolding planks is no more than one inch.
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.
To prevent accidents every scaffolder should be familiar with scaffolding regulations.
Make sure your scaffolding is erected correctly to ensure you finish the job efficiently and safely.
- 21st June, 2012
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- 18th June, 2012
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- 16th December, 2013
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- 23rd June, 2012