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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.

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