Independent scaffolding is a supported scaffold consisting of a platform(s) resting on cross beams (bearers) supported by ledgers and a double row of uprights independent of support.
Before you buy your own scaffolding it will pay you to do some research on the available types of scaffolding.
A good scaffolding design should provide a way for workers to climb from platform to platform with ease.
Safety is paramount in construction scaffolding as builders are dependent on their scaffolding for their own safety.
It is always advisable to assign a qualified employee oversee scaffolding erection and dismantling.
Recently there has been an increase in the use of the strong lightweight laminated veneer scaffolding plank.
Make sure that the scaffold companies you propose to use have a good history in terms of reputation service and safety.
You may wish to buy new scaffolding boards when you buy scaffolding that has been used.
Do not buy scaffolding with mixed parts from different manufacturers.
Jobs such as removing or installing guttering, installing replacement windows, painting or demolition work should usually be carried out from independent scaffolding or mobile access equipment.
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