Scaffold Handrail

Scaffold Handrail

Falling object and unsure ground are amongst the main cause of accidents when erecting and using DIY scaffolding.

Take time to research the scaffold company you propose to use to ensure that it will meet all of your needs.

To prevent workers from slipping it's essential for a scaffolding plank to have a non slip surface.

Make sure all planks and walk boards are at least 36 inches below the highest point of any portable scaffolding.

Scaffolding bars may easily become destabilized, when they have not been assembled properly.

Make sure that you know how to erect scaffolding safely before you undertake any building or maintenance works that require the use of scaffolding.

Scaffolding tube is readily available and will allow regular scaffolding fittings to be used when building a framework.

When you buy scaffolding for indoor working, the scaffolding will come with locking wheels which make moving it around easier.

Scaffoldings are structures that are temporarily erected for repair, construction or decoration of commercial buildings, homes or other edifices.

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

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