Scaffold Safety Checklist

Scaffold Safety Checklist

A fall protection and scaffolding training course will enable you to understand the requirements and responsibilities required by OSHA.

When you buy scaffolding that is used, check it out for rust, damaged or distorted parts before you buy.

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

Soleplates are used at the base of the upright scaffolding poles to help distribute weight and minimize damage to the surface.

Always ensure that DIY scaffold is properly secured, with outriggers as necessary, before use.

Do not take up boards, move handrails or remove ties from independent scaffolding to gain access for work.

Any company found to be in violation of scaffolding regulations is likely to be issued with a fine by OSHA.

There are many types of small portable scaffolding towers that can be hired or purchased relatively cheaply for use in a domestic or DIY situation.

Be very careful that it is in good condition if you buy scaffolding that is cheap.

It's essential that all upright scaffolding poles are positioned no more than six feet apart.

Scaffolding Articles

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

  • 21st June, 2012
Hiring Scaffolding
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Scaffolding Regulations
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Not only are scaffolding regulations important to follow they are also a legal requirement.

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

  • 13th December, 2013
Aluminum Scaffolding
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Aluminum is strong, durable and lightweight making it an ideal material for scaffolding.

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Secondhand Scaffolding
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Find out why using secondhand scaffolding can help make savings on your construction project.

  • 3rd August, 2012
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  • 18th June, 2012