Scaffold Safety Checklist

Scaffold Safety Checklist

All independent scaffolding requires bracing to help prevent them from collapsing.

All independent scaffolding should be designed, erected, altered and dismantled by competent people, with all independent scaffolding work under the supervision of a 'competent person'.

Scaffolding costs will be greatly reduced if you use self-build aluminum towers that will clip themselves together.

Be aware when working on scaffolding systems. You will always at risk from falls and falling objects that could cause very serious of even fatal injuries.

There are three standard sizes of scaffolding boards, they are 63mm, 50mm, and 38mm.

In some Asian countries, historically, scaffolding bars made of bamboo have been used to construct high rise buildings, and are still used even today.

In the interest of staff, it is a company's legal duty to ensure that all safe scaffolding practices are carried out.

Any stresses that are caused by the use of scaffolding planks must be properly distributed from the scaffolding plank to the framework.

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

A scaffolding rental company has the knowledge and equipment to swiftly set up and dismantle scaffolding.

Scaffolding Articles

Rolling Scaffolding
The Lowdown on Rolling Scaffolding

Rolling scaffolding is a highly versatile mobile working platform popular with tradesman and DIY enthusiasts alike.

  • 26th December, 2013
Scaffolding Health and Safety

Follow these guidelines to help make your workplace is an accident free zone.

  • 23rd June, 2012
Scaffolding Boards
A Guide to Scaffolding Boards

A general guide to the use of scaffold boards including maintenance and safety tips.

  • 17th August, 2012
Hiring Scaffolding
Cutting the Costs by Hiring Scaffolding

Scaffolding is a vital requirement for any construction project. Unfortunately, scaffolding is not cheap! Find out more about the the ins and outs of hiring your own scaffolding, which of course, is the less costly option.

  • 16th April, 2013
Scaffolding Services
Scaffolding Services - What Can They Offer Me?

It's always a good idea to find out what services you can expect from scaffolding companies before hiring.

  • 14th December, 2013
Scaffolding Inspection
What is Covered by a Scaffolding Inspection?

Before scaffolding can be used an inspection must be carried out by a qualified inspector. So what exactly is covered during an inspection?

  • 10th October, 2013
Jobs in Scaffolding

What to keep in mind when looking for a job in scaffolding.

  • 23rd June, 2012
Scaffolding Suppliers
Buying From Scaffolding Suppliers

It's worth taking the time to choose a good scaffolding supplier thus ensuring you get high quality product at the best possible price.

  • 16th December, 2013
Aluminum Scaffolding
How Aluminum Scaffolding is Used in Construction

Aluminum is strong, durable and lightweight making it an ideal material for scaffolding.

  • 18th September, 2012
Scaffolding Training Offers Multiple Benefits

Discover how scaffolding training can be a plus for employees and employers who work with scaffolding.

  • 18th June, 2012