Scaffold Safety Checklist
Scaffolding rental is a service which is made use of by many companies which call for safe and dependable scaffolding equipment.
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.
Make sure that when you buy scaffolding that has been used that all the pieces are from the same manufacture.
Scaffolding costs can be greatly reduced if you 'do it yourself' - however, be warned that if anyone other than yourself uses the scaffolding you will have to ensure that all the current scaffolding regulations, especially with regard to safety, are adhered to - otherwise your scaffolding costs could be more than just financial.
Although there are many scaffolding safety regulations, a large number of serious injuries and even fatalities will occur on scaffolding each year.
It's essential that all upright scaffolding poles are positioned no more than six feet apart.
Don't allow anyone to work on scaffolds during storms or in high winds, and don't allow anyone to move a scaffold while workers are on it unless it's been designed for that purpose.
If the scaffold is 4 times as high as its base is wide, outriggers should be installed to increase the scaffold's width.
Because scaffolding is such an integral component to most major construction jobs, scaffolding costs are becoming much more competitive.
ALWAYS WARE A HARD HAT whenever you're erecting, dismantling or moving scaffolding.
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