Hydraulic Scaffolding

Hydraulic Scaffolding

Falls from a height, especially from independent scaffolding, continue to be the biggest killer on construction sites.

Make sure that all scaffolding bars, tools, and materials are at least 10 feet away from energized power lines and that the power lines are also protected.

It is important that when you buy scaffolding, it is sensible to buy extra pieces as replacement parts.

When installing scaffolding, place vertical ties at the ends of the scaffolding. These ties should only be removed when the scaffolding is dismantled.

Be sure that when you research a scaffold company you keep in mind your own needs for scaffolding - make sure the scaffold company will be able to be flexible enough to accommodate what YOU want from them.

Be aware of all the health and safety regulations associated with construction scaffolding.

In general you can use steel scaffolding and mild steel scaffolding up to ten stories. Any higher workers must take extra supportive measures.

It's important to not allow excessive debris and equipment to accumulate on or around scaffolds.

Only apply for jobs in scaffolding with companies that adhere to the rules of the workplace and current legislation.

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.

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