Once you have been involved in a scaffolding accident it is important that you make urgent contact with a solicitor with expertise in the field of work accident claims.
Scaffolding platforms should consist of undressed 2x10s that have been properly inspected and graded. The maximum allowable gap between planks is 1".
DIY scaffolding can be a cost effective alternative to using scaffolding professionals when all the correct procedures are followed.
Scaffolding companies are beginning to use light prefabricated equipment to make a job less labour intensive.
It's important to not allow excessive debris and equipment to accumulate on or around scaffolds.
Mobile scaffolding is great for ease of maintenance and light assembly.
When erecting mobile scaffolding ensure that all working platforms are tightly planked.
Be aware when working on scaffolding systems. You will always at risk from falls and falling objects that could cause very serious of even fatal injuries.
It's also essential that anyone who will work on a scaffold over 12 feet take prior training and hold a competency certificate.
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.
Make sure your scaffolding is erected correctly to ensure you finish the job efficiently and safely.
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