Scaffold Safety Checklist

Scaffold Safety Checklist

Scaffolds are erected of easily assembled structures of steel or timber.

It may seem to be easy to erect and use scaffolding, but there are thousands of accidents caused each year by those who do not know how to erect scaffolding safely.

Take time to research scaffold companies you might decide to use to ensure that they will meet all of your needs.

The internet is an excellent resource which you can use to train your employees about scaffolding safety.

Where scaffolding towers are concerned workers must be capable in the building and use of such towers.

When selecting scaffolding components, make sure that they have been constructed the requirements of the ASTM and ANSI.

Carefully inspect all scaffolding boards for damage and wear when you buy scaffolding second hand.

Always consider carefully if it will be more economical to buy scaffolding rather than rent it.

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

Independent scaffolds should also be secured or tied to the structure under repair or construction at various intervals to lend support to its overall stability.

Scaffolding Articles

How to Erect Scaffolding

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

  • 21st June, 2012
Scaffolding Training Offers Multiple Benefits

Discover how scaffolding training can be a plus for employees and employers who work with scaffolding.

  • 18th June, 2012
Scaffolding For Sale
Scaffolding for Sale - Purchasing Advice

In this article we look at a number of considerations you'll need to take onboard before purchasing scaffolding.

  • 11th January, 2013
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
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
Scaffolding Health and Safety

Follow these guidelines to help make your workplace is an accident free zone.

  • 23rd June, 2012
Scaffolding Erectors
Scaffolding Erectors and the Services They Provide

If your unsure about putting up scaffolding correctly and safely you may consider using the services of a scaffolding erector.

  • 13th December, 2013
Cheap Scaffolding
Questions to Ask When Looking for Cheap Scaffolding

What to ask to ensure you get the best quality scaffolding product at the cheapest possible price.

  • 4th January, 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
Scaffolding Inspection
What is Covered by a Scaffolding Inspection?

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