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Repeated reports of scaffolding accidents state that. 'Scaffolding that was improperly constructed, and negligently maintained.'

It is estimated that 65% of those employed in the construction industry frequently work on scaffolds.

Vertical scaffolding tubes must be supported on proprietary base plates to ensure the safety of the scaffolding.

The trickiest part of any scaffolding job is the scaffolding design.

The length of your scaffolding accident compensation claim will vary depending on the severity of your injuries. If you have suffered only minor injuries and the insurer accepts responsibility for the accident then you may well be able to settle your claim in a matter of weeks. However, if you need private medical treatment this can prolong the claim as a settlement cannot take place before a full assessment of your injuries can be obtained.

A scaffolding framework is usually made from a series of metal poles and wooden planks which act as working platforms.

The internet is an excellent resource which you can use to train your employees about scaffolding safety.

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.

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

The internet is a rich source of information for those who wish to know how to erect scaffolding.

Scaffolding Articles

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It's always a good idea to find out what services you can expect from scaffolding companies before hiring.

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