Scaffold Safety Checklist
Do not move DIY scaffolding systems when people are on the working platform as this is extremely dangerous to all concerned.
You can cover the ends of scaffolding tubes high density polyethylene covers which just snap on. This creates a safer working environment.
Although there are many scaffolding safety regulations, a large number of serious injuries and even fatalities will occur on scaffolding each year.
Take time to research the scaffold company you propose to use to ensure that it will meet all of your needs.
Low prices from a scaffold companies may well mean that you will not get the service or safety that you require. However, this isn't always the case, but make sure that you research your scaffold companies carefully.
Scaffolding bars are used to make the structure of scaffolding which is used for the construction and maintenance of buildings etc.
If scaffolding has been erected completely around a building, use 'stand off' bracing members to ensure that the scaffolding is restrained.
If you are planning to erect scaffolding and feel that it might cause an obstruction it may be a good idea to contact a local scaffolding company for advice.
As of late, the pressures within the construction industry have caused the cost of scaffolding to become relatively stable.
Rather than dismantlement and storing some scaffolding companies will leave their scaffolding in situ until it's ready to move to the next job.
Follow these guidelines to help make your workplace is an accident free zone.
- 23rd June, 2012
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- 26th December, 2013
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- 26th October, 2012
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- 4th January, 2013
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- 21st June, 2012
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- 16th April, 2013
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- 10th October, 2013
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- 14th December, 2013
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- 11th January, 2013