Scaffold Safety Checklist
Price is always a consideration when choosing a scaffold companies, especially in today's economic conditions, always make sure that any of the scaffold companies that you choose will not compromise on service or safety.
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.
It is important to undergo the hands on portion of scaffolding training which is required by OSHA to demonstrate competency.
Buying your own scaffolding can prove to be cheaper and save you thousands.
It's also essential that anyone who will work on a scaffold over 12 feet take prior training and hold a competency certificate.
Try putting an add in the wanted notices in you local hardware stores if you want to buy used scaffolding.
Scaffolders should always adopt a safe system of work during the erection, altering and dismantling of independent scaffolding.
Light duty scaffolding is ideal for quick erection requirements. Well known for its strength it is also light weight and can be shifted form location to location with ease.
Common causes of scaffolding accidents include; insecure bracing, faulty equipment, forgotten safety components, faulty planking and shoddy construction materials.
Be aware that scaffolding towers can create particular hazards during erection and dismantling.
Not only are scaffolding regulations important to follow they are also a legal requirement.
- 26th October, 2012
Rolling scaffolding is a highly versatile mobile working platform popular with tradesman and DIY enthusiasts alike.
- 26th December, 2013
In this article we look at a number of considerations you'll need to take onboard before purchasing scaffolding.
- 11th January, 2013
Find out why using secondhand scaffolding can help make savings on your construction project.
- 3rd August, 2012
Make sure your scaffolding is erected correctly to ensure you finish the job efficiently and safely.
- 21st June, 2012
A look at what factors to consider when buying scaffolding.
- 20th June, 2012
If your unsure about putting up scaffolding correctly and safely you may consider using the services of a scaffolding erector.
- 13th December, 2013
A general guide to the use of scaffold boards including maintenance and safety tips.
- 17th August, 2012
Aluminum is strong, durable and lightweight making it an ideal material for scaffolding.
- 18th September, 2012
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