Scaffold Safety Checklist
The standard scaffold board will have a maximum length of 3.9 meters and width of 225mm.
As the availability of jobs in scaffolding can vary, always put some cash aside to pay your tax and see you through tough times.
Most scaffolding bars, particularly in North America, are usually connected with metal 'Clams' (clamps) which offer a versatile and effective method for the erection of scaffolding.
System scaffolding is also used in the Civil Engineering sector as support framework for concrete pouring and slab fixing.
Buying your own scaffolding can prove to be cheaper and save you thousands.
Always take the time to familiarize yourself with the scaffolding regulations.
Scaffolds are erected of easily assembled structures of steel or timber.
Scaffolding accidents within the construction industry are likely to be caused by a lack of appropriate safety checks and negligent poor structure.
Scaffolding tubes are now usually constructed of galvanised steel but historically have been made of wooded staves and bamboo.
The internet is an excellent resource which you can use to train your employees about scaffolding safety.
If your unsure about putting up scaffolding correctly and safely you may consider using the services of a scaffolding erector.
- 13th December, 2013
What to keep in mind when looking for a job in scaffolding.
- 23rd June, 2012
The lowdown on how scaffolding is used in the construction industry.
- 20th June, 2012
In this article we look at a number of considerations you'll need to take onboard before purchasing scaffolding.
- 11th January, 2013
It's always a good idea to find out what services you can expect from scaffolding companies before hiring.
- 14th December, 2013
Not only are scaffolding regulations important to follow they are also a legal requirement.
- 26th October, 2012
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
Find out why using secondhand scaffolding can help make savings on your construction project.
- 3rd August, 2012
Make sure your scaffolding is erected correctly to ensure you finish the job efficiently and safely.
- 21st June, 2012
A general guide to the use of scaffold boards including maintenance and safety tips.
- 17th August, 2012