Safety is paramount in construction scaffolding as builders are dependent on their scaffolding for their own safety.
In this day and age, scaffolding costs are becoming more and more expensive and therefore it is essential that you do your research before you decide on a final product or company to help you with your scaffolding needs.
There are two primary categories of scaffolding, fixed and mobile.
Access ladders should extend about 1 m above the working platform of independent scaffolding in order to provide a handhold for people getting on and off.
Whether you are a scaffolding rental company or you're a laborer responsible for renting scaffolding for job sites, it's imperative that you purchase comprehensive insurance packages.
It is always advisable to assign a qualified employee oversee scaffolding erection and dismantling.
Scaffolding bars can be used horizontally, vertically and diagonally using a variety of clamps including swivel clams, right angle clams and straight connectors.
Place sole boards underneath the scaffolding framework if you're erecting scaffolding on soft or unstable ground. You could use regular scaffolding boards, however, they tend to a bit too long.
DIY scaffolding will require the use of guard rails, toe boards and safety mesh or net to prevent accidents.
It's essential that all upright scaffolding poles are positioned no more than six feet apart.
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