When you are applying for jobs in scaffolding, make sure that you list all of the things that you are able to do and what experience you have.
Be careful, mobile scaffolding towers can be dangerous.
Don't allow anyone to work on scaffolds during storms or in high winds, and don't allow anyone to move a scaffold while workers are on it unless it's been designed for that purpose.
In the cleaning industry there are three types of scaffolding that are generally used. Supported, which are built from scaffolding poles and are non moveable. Rolling, like supported scaffolding but has wheels to allow for mobility, And powered platforms like boom trucks and suspended scaffolds.
Do not move DIY scaffolding systems when people are on the working platform as this is extremely dangerous to all concerned.
Equipment and property insurance are also necessary for scaffolding companies. These coverage packages protect your scaffolding business from financial ruin in the event that equipment is stolen, or is otherwise damaged at a jobsite.
Anyone using portable scaffolding could be putting themselves or others in danger if they have not been properly trained in its use.
Scaffolding requires regular maintenance and inspection, also space to store - you might want to try and reduce your scaffolding costs by hiring scaffolding instead of owning it.
It's impossible to erect a safe scaffold if the base rests on items like barrels, boxes, loose bricks, or concrete blocks.
Due to lack of storage space smaller scaffolding companies will often leave their scaffolding up until it can be moved to the next job.
Whether your a builder, tradesman or DIY enthusiast scaffolding towers provide a safe platform to work at height.
- 13th December, 2013
It's always a good idea to find out what services you can expect from scaffolding companies before hiring.
- 14th December, 2013
If your unsure about putting up scaffolding correctly and safely you may consider using the services of a scaffolding erector.
- 13th December, 2013
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
A general guide to the use of scaffold boards including maintenance and safety tips.
- 17th August, 2012
Discover how scaffolding training can be a plus for employees and employers who work with scaffolding.
- 18th June, 2012
The lowdown on how scaffolding is used in the construction industry.
- 20th June, 2012
Make sure your scaffolding is erected correctly to ensure you finish the job efficiently and safely.
- 21st June, 2012
Follow these guidelines to help make your workplace is an accident free zone.
- 23rd June, 2012