The scaffolding regulations are designed to protect the public as well as providing safety to workers.
System scaffolding is also used in the Civil Engineering sector as support framework for concrete pouring and slab fixing.
Before portable scaffolding is used, all the wheels will need to be locked and rigid which will keep the portable scaffolding stable for climbing.
When estimating your budget on scaffolding, make sure not to put price before safety.
To prevent accidents every scaffolder should be familiar with scaffolding regulations.
Never use unstable objects such as bricks or boxes to support DIY scaffolding.
Scaffolding is fairly easy to erect and shorter towers can even be set up by two unskilled people. In most instances though, when scaffolding is being used on the construction or remodeling of a tall building, only trained professionals are allowed to erect the towers.
The standard scaffold board will have a maximum length of 3.9 meters and width of 225mm.
Scaffolding bars can be used horizontally, vertically and diagonally using a variety of clamps including swivel clams, right angle clams and straight connectors.
Always read carefully and follow all instructions regarding scaffolding erection, usage and dismantling.
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