To prevent workers from slipping it's essential for a scaffolding plank to have a non slip surface.
Scaffolding costs can be greatly reduced if you 'do it yourself' - however, be warned that if anyone other than yourself uses the scaffolding you will have to ensure that all the current scaffolding regulations, especially with regard to safety, are adhered to - otherwise your scaffolding costs could be more than just financial.
Scaffolding requires regular maintenance and inspection, also space to store - you might want to try and reduce your scaffolding costs by hiring scaffolding instead of owning it.
Soleplates are used at the base of the upright scaffolding poles to help distribute weight and minimize damage to the surface.
Unfortunately thousands of injuries and even deaths occur each year on construction sites due to scaffolding accidents.
Price is always a consideration when choosing a scaffold company - make sure that the scaffold company that you choose will not compromise on service or safety.
Demand for scaffolding training at present is very high. It's even beginning to exceed supply with CITB-Construction Skills.
Scaffoldings are structures that are temporarily erected for repair, construction or decoration of commercial buildings, homes or other edifices.
Any company found to be in violation of scaffolding regulations is likely to be issued with a fine by OSHA.
Scaffolding is fairly easy to erect and shorter towers can even be set up by two unskilled people. In most instances though, when scaffolding is being used on the construction or remodeling of a tall building, only trained professionals are allowed to erect the towers.
Rolling scaffolding is a highly versatile mobile working platform popular with tradesman and DIY enthusiasts alike.
- 26th December, 2013
Follow these guidelines to help make your workplace is an accident free zone.
- 23rd June, 2012
Aluminum is strong, durable and lightweight making it an ideal material for scaffolding.
- 18th September, 2012
Make sure your scaffolding is erected correctly to ensure you finish the job efficiently and safely.
- 21st June, 2012
A look at what factors to consider when buying scaffolding.
- 20th June, 2012
A general guide to the use of scaffold boards including maintenance and safety tips.
- 17th August, 2012
If your unsure about putting up scaffolding correctly and safely you may consider using the services of a scaffolding erector.
- 13th December, 2013
In this article we look at a number of considerations you'll need to take onboard before purchasing scaffolding.
- 11th January, 2013
The lowdown on how scaffolding is used in the construction industry.
- 20th June, 2012
Find out why using secondhand scaffolding can help make savings on your construction project.
- 3rd August, 2012