Scaffold Safety Checklist
Jobs such as removing or installing guttering, installing replacement windows, painting or demolition work should usually be carried out from independent scaffolding or mobile access equipment.
Recently there has been an increase in the use of the strong lightweight laminated veneer scaffolding plank.
System scaffolding or modular scaffolding is used industrial settings and is renowned for it's of its ease of installation, versatility and strength.
If you run a scaffolding business it's in your best interest to quote accurately as well as competitively. This is because many of your clients will obtain quotes from other scaffolding firms.
Buying standard scaffolding will be easier to stack and store but requires manual assembly with specialist knowledge.
When selecting scaffolding components, make sure that they have been constructed the requirements of the ASTM and ANSI.
The internet is a rich source of information for those who wish to know how to erect scaffolding.
A suspended or swingstage scaffold has a platform that can be raised or lowered. An example of a suspended scaffold are those commonly used as a means to wash the outer windows on highrises.
As a general rule, a scaffold becomes unstable once its height reaches 4 times its width.
As portable scaffolding becomes more and more popular, there are more and more companies who are able to train those who use portable scaffolding.
Aluminum is strong, durable and lightweight making it an ideal material for scaffolding.
- 18th September, 2012
Whether your a builder, tradesman or DIY enthusiast scaffolding towers provide a safe platform to work at height.
- 13th December, 2013
A general guide to the use of scaffold boards including maintenance and safety tips.
- 17th August, 2012
Find out why using secondhand scaffolding can help make savings on your construction project.
- 3rd August, 2012
What to ask to ensure you get the best quality scaffolding product at the cheapest possible price.
- 4th January, 2013
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
Not only are scaffolding regulations important to follow they are also a legal requirement.
- 26th October, 2012
What to keep in mind when looking for a job in scaffolding.
- 23rd June, 2012
The lowdown on how scaffolding is used in the construction industry.
- 20th June, 2012
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