73% of construction workers injured in scaffolding accidents alleged that the scaffolding accident was caused by faulty planking of from being hit bay a falling object.
If the scaffold is 4 times as high as its base is wide, outriggers should be installed to increase the scaffold's width.
In general you can use steel scaffolding and mild steel scaffolding up to ten stories. Any higher workers must take extra supportive measures.
Scaffolds are erected of easily assembled structures of steel or timber.
When finding scaffolding companies, you will to decide exactly what you want from them in terms of service, safety.
Scaffolding contractors can contract scaffold services and arrange scaffolding equipment hire on your behalf.
When you buy scaffolding, do not mix different types of scaffolding that are not designed to match.
Scaffoldings are structures that are temporarily erected for repair, construction or decoration of commercial buildings, homes or other edifices.
It's also essential that anyone who will work on a scaffold over 12 feet take prior training and hold a competency certificate.
It is always advisable to assign a qualified employee oversee scaffolding erection and dismantling.
Find out how you can benefit from taking a scaffolding course.
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