Scaffold Safety Checklist
The independent scaffold has standards or uprights on both sides of its working platforms. This allows the independent scaffold to remain upright without support from the building under construction or repair.
If you buy folding scaffolding it may be easy to set up but can be difficult to stack up high and difficult to store.
The scaffolding regulations are designed to protect the public as well as providing safety to workers.
Vertical scaffolding tubes must be supported on proprietary base plates to ensure the safety of the scaffolding.
In the cleaning industry there are three types of scaffolding that are generally used. Supported, which are built from scaffolding poles and are non moveable. Rolling, like supported scaffolding but has wheels to allow for mobility, And powered platforms like boom trucks and suspended scaffolds.
A scaffolding rental company has the knowledge and equipment to swiftly set up and dismantle scaffolding.
It may be more convenient to buy scaffolding rather than rent it.
Clamp connectors are inexpensive to manufacture and have a long life. They are suitable to use with just about any scaffolding design.
Not only is it important to purchase or rent the correct type of scaffolding to insure that the job is done correctly, but also to maintain the safety of the construction workers employed on the job.
There are scaffolding safety videos available which cover topicsvsuch as: Erecting and maintaining scaffolds, Responsibilities of scaffold experts, Walkways, Personal fall arrest systems.
In this article we look at a number of considerations you'll need to take onboard before purchasing scaffolding.
- 11th January, 2013
Whether your a builder, tradesman or DIY enthusiast scaffolding towers provide a safe platform to work at height.
- 13th December, 2013
Rolling scaffolding is a highly versatile mobile working platform popular with tradesman and DIY enthusiasts alike.
- 26th December, 2013
Discover how scaffolding training can be a plus for employees and employers who work with scaffolding.
- 18th June, 2012
Follow these guidelines to help make your workplace is an accident free zone.
- 23rd June, 2012
What to keep in mind when looking for a job in scaffolding.
- 23rd June, 2012
Aluminum is strong, durable and lightweight making it an ideal material for scaffolding.
- 18th September, 2012
A look at what factors to consider when buying scaffolding.
- 20th June, 2012
Make sure your scaffolding is erected correctly to ensure you finish the job efficiently and safely.
- 21st June, 2012
Find out why using secondhand scaffolding can help make savings on your construction project.
- 3rd August, 2012