Scaffolding Jobs Overseas
There are a number of scaffolding inspection courses open to anyone who has the job of supervising safe scaffolding operations.
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.
Always read carefully and follow all instructions regarding scaffolding erection, usage and dismantling.
Scaffolding bars are now usually constructed of galvanised steel but in the past have been made of wooded staves and bamboo.
Make sure all planks and walk boards are at least 36 inches below the highest point of any portable scaffolding.
A few Internet sites that both sell and rent scaffolding have estimator tools. These tools enable you to design the scaffolding for your particular needs and project and then tell you what would be needed for your design.
The putlog scaffold has standards or uprights along its outer edges, but its inner side is supported by the structure or building itself. Putlogs have flattened ends that are placed between courses of brickwork in the building or edifice to add support.
The width of the boards will always determine the width of the scaffolding structure. It is recommended that the width scaffolding should be no less than 600mm. A four board scaffold would be 870mm.
Before purchasing or renting a particular scaffold, you must determine the scope of the project including your particular situation, budget, and needs.
It is crucial that proper inspection of scaffolding bars is carried out before and after their erection.
What to ask to ensure you get the best quality scaffolding product at the cheapest possible price.
- 4th January, 2013
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
The lowdown on how scaffolding is used in the construction industry.
- 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
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
A look at what factors to consider when buying scaffolding.
- 20th June, 2012
It's always a good idea to find out what services you can expect from scaffolding companies before hiring.
- 14th December, 2013
Find out why using secondhand scaffolding can help make savings on your construction project.
- 3rd August, 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