Scaffolding Jobs Overseas
It's essential that all upright scaffolding poles are positioned no more than six feet apart.
The most common reported scaffolding accidents include employees slipping or being hit by falling objects.
It is sensible for a competent, knowledgeable individual be responsible for inspecting portable scaffolding on a daily basis before each shift is due to begin.
To make sure a construction site is safe and accident free; always employ qualified people to erect scaffolding.
A scaffolding framework is usually made from a series of metal poles and wooden planks which act as working platforms.
NEVER use scaffolding components that are damaged.
Ensure any independents scaffolding is designed to carry the load from stored materials and equipment.
Steel scaffolding is a must for all major construction projects because of its safety and contribution to higher efficiency.
DIY scaffolding will require the use of guard rails, toe boards and safety mesh or net to prevent accidents.
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.
Find out how you can benefit from taking a scaffolding course.
- 20th June, 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
What to keep in mind when looking for a job in scaffolding.
- 23rd June, 2012
Aluminum is strong, durable and lightweight making it an ideal material for scaffolding.
- 18th September, 2012
A general guide to the use of scaffold boards including maintenance and safety tips.
- 17th 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
Discover how scaffolding training can be a plus for employees and employers who work with scaffolding.
- 18th 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