The purpose of scaffolding is to provide a platform to enable builders to work on very high structures.
Anyone using portable scaffolding could be putting themselves or others in danger if they have not been properly trained in its use.
If you run a scaffolding business it's in your best interest to quote accurately as well as competitively. This is because many of your clients will obtain quotes from other scaffolding firms.
To make sure a construction site is safe and accident free; always employ qualified people to erect scaffolding.
All independent scaffolding should be designed, erected, altered and dismantled by competent people, with all independent scaffolding work under the supervision of a 'competent person'.
Access ladders should extend about 1 m above the working platform of independent scaffolding in order to provide a handhold for people getting on and off.
Always be sure that the names of the scaffolding companies you may choose, are not associated with anything negative.
Scaffolding tubes are now usually constructed of galvanised steel but historically have been made of wooded staves and bamboo.
How to erect scaffolding is the main question asked by those proposing to undertake DIY scaffolding.
There are variations on each types of scaffolding. Its important to decide the type of scaffold for each job as a life will depend on it.
Find out how you can benefit from taking a scaffolding course.
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