On surfaces such a hard concrete it's possible to use scaffolding without base plates. However, it is recommended to always use base plates.
Even the Romans used scaffolding in their construction projects!
When working on high rise buildings you can economize on the scaffolding cost by the repeated use of scaffolding.
On any major project, scaffolding costs will be a primary expense and you will need to consider whether your scaffolding costs might be reduced if you hire in.
Scaffolders should always adopt a safe system of work during the erection, altering and dismantling of independent scaffolding.
Any company found to be in violation of scaffolding regulations is likely to be issued with a fine by OSHA.
Always ensure that DIY scaffold is properly secured, with outriggers as necessary, before use.
You can cover the ends of scaffolding tubes high density polyethylene covers which just snap on. This creates a safer working environment.
Do not move portable scaffolding until all persons working on the scaffolding are safely on the ground.
Independent scaffolds should also be secured or tied to the structure under repair or construction at various intervals to lend support to its overall stability.
Not only are scaffolding regulations important to follow they are also a legal requirement.
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