Scaffold Safety Checklist

Scaffold Safety Checklist

Price is always a consideration when choosing a scaffold companies, especially in today's economic conditions, always make sure that any of the scaffold companies that you choose will not compromise on service or safety.

If you run a scaffolding business it's in your best interest to quote accurately as well as competitively. This is because many of your clients will obtain quotes from other scaffolding firms.

It is important to undergo the hands on portion of scaffolding training which is required by OSHA to demonstrate competency.

Buying your own scaffolding can prove to be cheaper and save you thousands.

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

Try putting an add in the wanted notices in you local hardware stores if you want to buy used scaffolding.

Scaffolders should always adopt a safe system of work during the erection, altering and dismantling of independent scaffolding.

Light duty scaffolding is ideal for quick erection requirements. Well known for its strength it is also light weight and can be shifted form location to location with ease.

Common causes of scaffolding accidents include; insecure bracing, faulty equipment, forgotten safety components, faulty planking and shoddy construction materials.

Be aware that scaffolding towers can create particular hazards during erection and dismantling.

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