Make sure that you know how to erect scaffolding safely before you undertake any building or maintenance works that require the use of scaffolding.
Anyone using portable scaffolding could be putting themselves or others in danger if they have not been properly trained in its use.
There are training courses available on the erection of scaffolding, and many safety rules and regulations to be adhered to. In most countries, there will be random checks conducted on the scaffolding on industrial construction sites to ensure that they meet all their safety regulation requirements.
Always consider carefully if it will be more economical to buy scaffolding rather than rent it.
Low prices from a scaffold companies may well mean that you will not get the service or safety that you require. However, this isn't always the case, but make sure that you research your scaffold companies carefully.
Only use scaffolding boards that carry the mark of an approved grading agency.
Be aware when working on scaffolding systems. You will always at risk from falls and falling objects that could cause very serious of even fatal injuries.
A good scaffolding design should provide a way for workers to climb from platform to platform with ease.
The purpose of scaffolding is to provide a platform to enable builders to work on very high structures.
It's impossible to erect a safe scaffold if the base rests on items like barrels, boxes, loose bricks, or concrete blocks.
Not only are scaffolding regulations important to follow they are also a legal requirement.
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