Scaffold Safety Checklist

Scaffold Safety Checklist

Safety is paramount in construction scaffolding as builders are dependent on their scaffolding for their own safety.

Take time to research the scaffold company you propose to use to ensure that it will meet all of your needs.

Scaffolding systems that are correctly designed will have work levels which are decked with regulation sized planks and have appropriate access for workers.

Scaffolding costs could rocket if you are hiring scaffolding and your project becomes delayed.

You need to always be dealing with scaffolding companies which provide good, safe products which will allow you to trust those products for years to come.

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

It's advisable to flip any scaffolding planks closest to the building wall onto their sides. This will prevent any rain from splashing onto the mortar during the course of a rain storm.

You should expect wooden scaffolding planks to have a shorter useable life than the scaffolding framework.

Scaffolding tubes are usually connected with metal 'Clams' (clamps) which offer a versatile and effective method for the erection of scaffolding.

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.

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