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Make sure that all scaffolding bars, tools, and materials are at least 10 feet away from energized power lines and that the power lines are also protected.
Make sure that the gap between scaffolding planks is no more than one inch.
Scaffolding tubes are usually connected with metal 'Clams' (clamps) which offer a versatile and effective method for the erection of scaffolding.
If the scaffold is 4 times as high as its base is wide, outriggers should be installed to increase the scaffold's width.
Scaffolding costs could rocket if you are hiring scaffolding and your project becomes delayed.
It's also essential that anyone who will work on a scaffold over 12 feet take prior training and hold a competency certificate.
Place sole boards underneath the scaffolding framework if you're erecting scaffolding on soft or unstable ground. You could use regular scaffolding boards, however, they tend to a bit too long.
A scaffolding framework is usually made from a series of metal poles and wooden planks which act as working platforms.
A suspended or swingstage scaffold has a platform that can be raised or lowered. An example of a suspended scaffold are those commonly used as a means to wash the outer windows on highrises.
Before portable scaffolding is used, all the wheels will need to be locked and rigid which will keep the portable scaffolding stable for climbing.
A look at what factors to consider when buying scaffolding.
- 20th June, 2012
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- 14th December, 2013
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- 23rd June, 2012
Not only are scaffolding regulations important to follow they are also a legal requirement.
- 26th October, 2012
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- 10th October, 2013
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- 16th April, 2013
A general guide to the use of scaffold boards including maintenance and safety tips.
- 17th August, 2012
If your unsure about putting up scaffolding correctly and safely you may consider using the services of a scaffolding erector.
- 13th December, 2013
Make sure your scaffolding is erected correctly to ensure you finish the job efficiently and safely.
- 21st June, 2012
In this article we look at a number of considerations you'll need to take onboard before purchasing scaffolding.
- 11th January, 2013