Scaffold Safety Checklist

Scaffold Safety Checklist

Before purchasing or renting a particular scaffold, you must determine the scope of the project including your particular situation, budget, and needs.

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.

If you are working on a building that is adjacent to a public highway, then the safety of all highway users is of great importance.

There are scaffolding safety videos available which cover topicsvsuch as: Erecting and maintaining scaffolds, Responsibilities of scaffold experts, Walkways, Personal fall arrest systems.

Buy using a clamp connector you can join two scaffolding components together quickly and safely.

Not only is it important to purchase or rent the correct type of scaffolding to insure that the job is done correctly, but also to maintain the safety of the construction workers employed on the job.

DIY scaffolding systems are generally quite easy and straightforward to erect when the instructions are properly followed.

The main purpose of scaffolding structure is to provide a safe working place for workers who are involved in working in high rise structures.

DIY scaffolding can be a cost effective alternative to using scaffolding professionals when all the correct procedures are followed.

Recently there has been an increase in the use of the strong lightweight laminated veneer scaffolding plank.

Scaffolding Articles

Secondhand Scaffolding
Cutting the Costs With Secondhand Scaffolding

Find out why using secondhand scaffolding can help make savings on your construction project.

  • 3rd August, 2012
How to Erect Scaffolding

Make sure your scaffolding is erected correctly to ensure you finish the job efficiently and safely.

  • 21st June, 2012
Scaffolding Suppliers
Buying From Scaffolding Suppliers

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
Scaffolding Regulations
Scaffolding Regulations

Not only are scaffolding regulations important to follow they are also a legal requirement.

  • 26th October, 2012
Rolling Scaffolding
The Lowdown on Rolling Scaffolding

Rolling scaffolding is a highly versatile mobile working platform popular with tradesman and DIY enthusiasts alike.

  • 26th December, 2013
Buying Scaffolding

A look at what factors to consider when buying scaffolding.

  • 20th June, 2012
Scaffolding Boards
A Guide to Scaffolding Boards

A general guide to the use of scaffold boards including maintenance and safety tips.

  • 17th August, 2012
Scaffolding Towers
A Guide to Scaffolding Towers

Whether your a builder, tradesman or DIY enthusiast scaffolding towers provide a safe platform to work at height.

  • 13th December, 2013
Aluminum Scaffolding
How Aluminum Scaffolding is Used in Construction

Aluminum is strong, durable and lightweight making it an ideal material for scaffolding.

  • 18th September, 2012
Jobs in Scaffolding

What to keep in mind when looking for a job in scaffolding.

  • 23rd June, 2012