It may seem to be easy to erect and use scaffolding, but there are thousands of accidents caused each year by those who do not know how to erect scaffolding safely.
Finding scaffolding companies that you can trust is very important when buying or hiring scaffolding, to ensure that you are getting a good quality product.
There are scaffolding safety videos available which cover topicsvsuch as: Erecting and maintaining scaffolds, Responsibilities of scaffold experts, Walkways, Personal fall arrest systems.
You may wish to buy new scaffolding boards when you buy scaffolding that has been used.
If you buy folding scaffolding it may be easy to set up but can be difficult to stack up high and difficult to store.
ALWAYS WARE A HARD HAT whenever you're erecting, dismantling or moving scaffolding.
If you are working on a building that is adjacent to a public highway, then the safety of all highway users is of great importance.
Make sure that all workers are aware of the new 'fall zone' when moving portable scaffolding.
Skimping on price can be costly both economically and emotionally if there were to be an injury or death due to improper or faulty scaffolding.
The standard scaffold board will have a maximum length of 3.9 meters and width of 225mm.
If your unsure about putting up scaffolding correctly and safely you may consider using the services of a scaffolding erector.
- 13th December, 2013
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- 16th April, 2013
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- 4th January, 2013
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- 23rd June, 2012
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- 26th October, 2012
Find out why using secondhand scaffolding can help make savings on your construction project.
- 3rd August, 2012
Make sure your scaffolding is erected correctly to ensure you finish the job efficiently and safely.
- 21st June, 2012