The putlog scaffold has standards or uprights along its outer edges, but its inner side is supported by the structure or building itself. Putlogs have flattened ends that are placed between courses of brickwork in the building or edifice to add support.
By leaving a section of scaffolding platform open you will create a gap to rise and lower scaffolding components between levels.
Scaffolding companies are beginning to use light prefabricated equipment to make a job less labour intensive.
Anyone planning to use portable scaffolding should be trained by a properly qualified person.
It's important to not allow excessive debris and equipment to accumulate on or around scaffolds.
Always be sure that the name of the scaffolding company is not associated with anything negative.
Make sure that you buy scaffolding that is appropriate for the task.
Price is always a consideration when choosing a scaffold company - make sure that the scaffold company that you choose will not compromise on service or safety.
Liability insurance is an essential part of a scaffold company's insurance coverage. This type of insurance protects your company in the event that a third party on or near your jobsite is injured or killed because of your scaffolding.
When erecting mobile scaffolding ensure that all working platforms are tightly planked.
Before scaffolding can be used an inspection must be carried out by a qualified inspector. So what exactly is covered during an inspection?
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- 14th December, 2013
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- 18th June, 2012
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- 21st June, 2012
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- 18th September, 2012
If your unsure about putting up scaffolding correctly and safely you may consider using the services of a scaffolding erector.
- 13th December, 2013
The lowdown on how scaffolding is used in the construction industry.
- 20th June, 2012
Not only are scaffolding regulations important to follow they are also a legal requirement.
- 26th October, 2012