Be aware of all the health and safety regulations associated with construction scaffolding.
There are two primary categories of scaffolding, fixed and mobile.
Don't allow anyone to work on scaffolds during storms or in high winds, and don't allow anyone to move a scaffold while workers are on it unless it's been designed for that purpose.
Scaffolding tube is produced to BS1139 and supplied either galvanised or varnished.
Make sure that you know how to erect scaffolding safely before you undertake any building or maintenance works that require the use of scaffolding.
In some cases scaffolding systems may require expensive anchor assemblies which are to be installed onto the building structure.
Low prices from a scaffold company might mean that you will not get the service or safety that you require. This isn't always the case, but make sure that you research your scaffold company carefully.
Scaffolding tube is readily available and will allow regular scaffolding fittings to be used when building a framework.
Scaffolding tubes are now usually constructed of galvanised steel but historically have been made of wooded staves and bamboo.
Finding a scaffolding company that you can trust is very important when buying scaffolding, to ensure that you are buying a good quality product.
In this article we look at a number of considerations you'll need to take onboard before purchasing scaffolding.
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