In the interest of staff, it is a company's legal duty to ensure that all safe scaffolding practices are carried out.
When using portable scaffolding, safety and general regulations must be adhered to in order to avoid injury to anyone using it.
Equipment and property insurance are also necessary for scaffolding companies. These coverage packages protect your scaffolding business from financial ruin in the event that equipment is stolen, or is otherwise damaged at a jobsite.
It's important to not allow excessive debris and equipment to accumulate on or around scaffolds.
In this day and age, scaffolding costs are becoming more and more expensive and therefore it is essential that you do your research before you decide on a final product or company to help you with your scaffolding needs.
It is always advisable to assign a qualified employee oversee scaffolding erection and dismantling.
Any safety feature that can be applied to a scaffolding plank will add to its value.
Mobile scaffolding is great for ease of maintenance and light assembly.
Scaffolding accidents within the construction industry are likely to be caused by a lack of appropriate safety checks and negligent poor structure.
OSHA states that scaffolds can be erected, moved, dismantled, or altered only under the supervision and direction of a "competent person." A "competent person" is someone who can identify hazards and is authorized to take prompt action to eliminate them.
Make sure your scaffolding is erected correctly to ensure you finish the job efficiently and safely.
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