Bear in mind, as the size of a construction project increases, so does the cost of scaffolding.
A scaffolding rental company has the knowledge and equipment to swiftly set up and dismantle scaffolding.
The trickiest part of any scaffolding job is the scaffolding design.
Low prices from a scaffold company might mean that you will not get the service or safety that you require. This isn't always the case, but make sure that you research your scaffold company carefully.
Only use scaffolding boards that carry the mark of an approved grading agency.
OSHA states that scaffolds can be erected, moved, dismantled, or altered only under the supervision and direction of a "competent person." A "competent person" is someone who can identify hazards and is authorized to take prompt action to eliminate them.
Hanging bracket scaffolds may have horizontal structures that are supported by the floors of the building or other edifice under construction or repair.
Ensure any independents scaffolding is designed to carry the load from stored materials and equipment.
Rather than dismantlement and storing some scaffolding companies will leave their scaffolding in situ until it's ready to move to the next job.
In the interest of staff, it is a company's legal duty to ensure that all safe scaffolding practices are carried out.
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