When you first look at a scaffolding structure it can seem that it's supporting the building. It's only when you take a closer look you'll find it doesn't.
If you become a victim of a scaffolding accident and you're able to prove that your employer is to blame then it's likely you'll to be entitled to compensation.
Before contractors allow their workers to use someone else's independent scaffolding, they must make sure it is safe.
It is essential that all base plates and screw jacks (that come with base plates) must be secured firmly to the base of the scaffolding.
The main purpose of scaffolding structure is to provide a safe working place for workers who are involved in working in high rise structures.
The trickiest part of any scaffolding job is the scaffolding design.
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.
A license needs to be obtained for any scaffolding that is put up on the highway including the pavement. This is the responsibility of the scaffolding hire company.
Decide on the type of scaffolding you want to buy from the many types available.
In some Asian countries, scaffolding tubes made of bamboo have been used, and are still used to construct high rise buildings.
Make sure your scaffolding is erected correctly to ensure you finish the job efficiently and safely.
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