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Do not take up boards, move handrails or remove ties from independent scaffolding to gain access for work.

Make sure that you know how to erect scaffolding safely before you undertake any building or maintenance works that require the use of scaffolding.

Since 1971, the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) has put a standard in place to help protect workers on scaffolds.

By leaving a section of scaffolding platform open you will create a gap to rise and lower scaffolding components between levels.

A scaffolding structure is made from a series of frames, beams, poles, planks and brackets. These help in supporting the scaffolding making it strong, safe and sturdy.

It is sensible for a competent, knowledgeable individual be responsible for inspecting portable scaffolding on a daily basis before each shift is due to begin.

There are two primary categories of scaffolding, fixed and mobile.

Remember to be careful whenever you're erecting scaffolding on soft, frozen or suspect ground.

Be aware that scaffolding towers can create particular hazards during erection and dismantling.

Anyone planning to use portable scaffolding should be trained by a properly qualified person.

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