Make sure all planks and walk boards are at least 36 inches below the highest point of any portable scaffolding.
Scaffolding accidents within the construction industry are likely to be caused by a lack of appropriate safety checks and negligent poor structure.
Always ensure that DIY scaffold is properly secured, with outriggers as necessary, before use.
How to erect scaffolding is the main question asked by those proposing to undertake DIY scaffolding.
To erect scaffolding, a scaffolding company must first apply for an appropriate permit.
Overall, scaffolding costs, like any other construction cost, will vary from project to project and whether you hire out or do it yourself.
Always read carefully and follow all instructions regarding scaffolding erection, usage and dismantling.
Unfortunately thousands of injuries and even deaths occur each year on construction sites due to scaffolding accidents.
Scaffolding bars may easily become destabilized, when they have not been assembled properly.
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.
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