Scaffolding costs could rocket if you are hiring scaffolding and your project becomes delayed.
The width of the boards will always determine the width of the scaffolding structure. It is recommended that the width scaffolding should be no less than 600mm. A four board scaffold would be 870mm.
Vertical scaffolding tubes must be supported on proprietary base plates to ensure the safety of the scaffolding.
Bamboo scaffolding is a highly redundant structural system.
A mobile scaffold is a type of freestanding independent scaffold. It is mounted on castors or wheels that swivel and allow the scaffold to be easily moved from location to location.
When erecting mobile scaffolding ensure that all working platforms are tightly planked.
Common causes of scaffolding accidents include; insecure bracing, faulty equipment, forgotten safety components, faulty planking and shoddy construction materials.
Don't allow anyone to work on scaffolds during storms or in high winds, and don't allow anyone to move a scaffold while workers are on it unless it's been designed for that purpose.
Buying standard scaffolding will be easier to stack and store but requires manual assembly with specialist knowledge.
Light weight aluminum scaffolding can often hold up to 600 pounds.
Find out how you can benefit from taking a scaffolding course.
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- 13th December, 2013
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- 16th April, 2013
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