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NEVER drop scaffolding components from heights when dismantling scaffolding as it could present a serious danger to persons below.

If you don't know how to erect scaffolding, always ask a professional in order to avoid accidents.

Scaffolders should always adopt a safe system of work during the erection, altering and dismantling of independent scaffolding.

Scaffolding bars can be used horizontally, vertically and diagonally using a variety of clamps including swivel clams, right angle clams and straight connectors.

Common causes of scaffolding accidents include; insecure bracing, faulty equipment, forgotten safety components, faulty planking and shoddy construction materials.

In general you can use steel scaffolding and mild steel scaffolding up to ten stories. Any higher workers must take extra supportive measures.

Throughout the whole of Asia bamboo scaffolding is a common sight on many construction sites.

How to erect scaffolding is the main question asked by those proposing to undertake DIY scaffolding.

OSHA states that scaffolds can be erected, moved, dismantled, or altered only under the supervision and direction of a "competent person." A "competent person" is someone who can identify hazards and is authorized to take prompt action to eliminate them.

Always take the time to familiarize yourself with the scaffolding regulations.

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