Safeway Scaffold Company

Safeway Scaffold Company

Your system scaffolding supplier has a legal responsibility to provide you with a tie configuration and erection guide.

You must ensure that the scaffolding is secured to building when the height of the scaffolding exceeds four times the minimum base width.

If the scaffold is 4 times as high as its base is wide, outriggers should be installed to increase the scaffold's width.

By using oversized casters with extra long necks you can enhance the feeling of safety as well as improving stability.

Low prices from a scaffold companies may well mean that you will not get the service or safety that you require. However, this isn't always the case, but make sure that you research your scaffold companies carefully.

To prevent accidents every scaffolder should be familiar with scaffolding regulations.

Scaffolding tube is produced to BS1139 and supplied either galvanised or varnished.

A conventional scaffolding system will be made of a number of sections which are stacked up to build a framework to a desired height.

It may seem easy to erect and use DIY scaffolding but thousands of accidents occur each year on scaffolding.

Common causes of scaffolding accidents include; insecure bracing, faulty equipment, forgotten safety components, faulty planking and shoddy construction materials.

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