Scaffold Safety Checklist

Scaffold Safety Checklist

Be aware that scaffolding firms may be able to hire scaffolding poles out to you at very low cost.

Be sure that when you research a scaffold company you keep in mind your own needs for scaffolding - make sure the scaffold company will be able to be flexible enough to accommodate what YOU want from them.

It may seem easy to erect and use DIY scaffolding but thousands of accidents occur each year on scaffolding.

A suspended or swingstage scaffold has a platform that can be raised or lowered. An example of a suspended scaffold are those commonly used as a means to wash the outer windows on highrises.

ALWAYS WARE A HARD HAT whenever you're erecting, dismantling or moving scaffolding.

Make sure that the gap between scaffolding planks is no more than one inch.

It's also essential that anyone who will work on a scaffold over 12 feet take prior training and hold a competency certificate.

When erecting mobile scaffolding ensure that all working platforms are tightly planked.

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

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

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