Scaffold Safety Checklist
As of late, the pressures within the construction industry have caused the cost of scaffolding to become relatively stable.
It may seem to be easy to erect and use scaffolding, but there are thousands of accidents caused each year by those who do not know how to erect scaffolding safely.
Scaffolding is designed to allow easy access to places that are not accessible by the use ladders.
Finding a scaffolding company that you can trust is very important when buying scaffolding, to ensure that you are buying a good quality product.
When you buy scaffolding that is second hand, always carefully inspect all parts of the scaffolding to ensure that it is in good condition.
Jobs such as removing or installing guttering, installing replacement windows, painting or demolition work should usually be carried out from independent scaffolding or mobile access equipment.
To erect scaffolding, a scaffolding company must first apply for an appropriate permit.
Scaffolding costs can be high and it is therefore important to read any customer reviews on each company you might consider to use to ensure you are dealing with a reliable company.
Take time to research the scaffold company you propose to use to ensure that it will meet all of your needs.
Since 1971, the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) has put a standard in place to help protect workers on scaffolds.
What to ask to ensure you get the best quality scaffolding product at the cheapest possible price.
- 4th January, 2013
Before scaffolding can be used an inspection must be carried out by a qualified inspector. So what exactly is covered during an inspection?
- 10th October, 2013
A general guide to the use of scaffold boards including maintenance and safety tips.
- 17th August, 2012
It's always a good idea to find out what services you can expect from scaffolding companies before hiring.
- 14th December, 2013
Find out how you can benefit from taking a scaffolding course.
- 20th June, 2012
Discover how scaffolding training can be a plus for employees and employers who work with scaffolding.
- 18th June, 2012
Make sure your scaffolding is erected correctly to ensure you finish the job efficiently and safely.
- 21st June, 2012
In this article we look at a number of considerations you'll need to take onboard before purchasing scaffolding.
- 11th January, 2013
Scaffolding is a vital requirement for any construction project. Unfortunately, scaffolding is not cheap! Find out more about the the ins and outs of hiring your own scaffolding, which of course, is the less costly option.
- 16th April, 2013
It's worth taking the time to choose a good scaffolding supplier thus ensuring you get high quality product at the best possible price.
- 16th December, 2013