Scaffold Safety Checklist
Workers should have pulleys for pulling tools and equipment up and down the scaffold, leaving their hands free to climb access ladders.
A scaffolding company that fails to comply with legislation could cost them dearly. Especially in the case of a fatality where there is no evidence of scaffolding training.
The purpose of scaffolding is to provide a platform to enable builders to work on very high structures.
If your business is scaffold rental equipment, you must ensure that you have consulted with an expert scaffolding insurance broker or agent to arrive at the best possible coverage decisions for your company.
The length of your scaffolding accident compensation claim will vary depending on the severity of your injuries. If you have suffered only minor injuries and the insurer accepts responsibility for the accident then you may well be able to settle your claim in a matter of weeks. However, if you need private medical treatment this can prolong the claim as a settlement cannot take place before a full assessment of your injuries can be obtained.
If you become a victim of a scaffolding accident and you're able to prove that your employer is to blame then it's likely you'll to be entitled to compensation.
Bamboo scaffolding is quick to erect and can be easily fitted within tight working spaces.
Scaffolding is designed to allow easy access to places that are not accessible by the use ladders.
Be sure that when you research a scaffold companies you keep in mind your own needs for scaffolding - make sure the scaffold companies will be able to be flexible enough to accommodate what YOU want from them.
To erect scaffolding on or over a public highway, you'll need to be issued with a license from your local Highway Authority.
Not only are scaffolding regulations important to follow they are also a legal requirement.
- 26th October, 2012
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- 23rd June, 2012
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- 10th October, 2013
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- 13th December, 2013
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- 14th December, 2013
A look at what factors to consider when buying scaffolding.
- 20th June, 2012
Find out how you can benefit from taking a scaffolding course.
- 20th June, 2012
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
Discover how scaffolding training can be a plus for employees and employers who work with scaffolding.
- 18th June, 2012
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- 18th September, 2012