Scaffolding Plans

Scaffolding Plans

Access ladders should extend about 1 m above the working platform of independent scaffolding in order to provide a handhold for people getting on and off.

By storing your scaffolding components close to your work area will help reduce distances over which loads have to be manually moved.

To prevent workers from slipping it's essential for a scaffolding plank to have a non slip surface.

Good jobs in scaffolding could be difficult to find - make sure you keep ahead of the game when looking for scaffolding jobs.

Do not move portable scaffolding until all persons working on the scaffolding are safely on the ground.

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 may seem to be easy to erect and use scaffolding, but there are thousands of accidents caused each year by those who do not know how to erect scaffolding safely.

In most cases, bamboo scaffolding shouldn't be used on buildings that are over eight stories in height.

When you first look at a scaffolding structure it can seem that it's supporting the building. It's only when you take a closer look you'll find it doesn't.

In some Asian countries, historically, scaffolding bars made of bamboo have been used to construct high rise buildings, and are still used even today.

Scaffolding Articles

Scaffolding Health and Safety

Follow these guidelines to help make your workplace is an accident free zone.

  • 23rd June, 2012
Scaffolding Training Offers Multiple Benefits

Discover how scaffolding training can be a plus for employees and employers who work with scaffolding.

  • 18th June, 2012
Scaffolding Inspection
What is Covered by a Scaffolding Inspection?

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
Buying Scaffolding

A look at what factors to consider when buying scaffolding.

  • 20th June, 2012
Rolling Scaffolding
The Lowdown on Rolling Scaffolding

Rolling scaffolding is a highly versatile mobile working platform popular with tradesman and DIY enthusiasts alike.

  • 26th December, 2013
Construction Scaffolding

The lowdown on how scaffolding is used in the construction industry.

  • 20th June, 2012
Scaffolding Erectors
Scaffolding Erectors and the Services They Provide

If your unsure about putting up scaffolding correctly and safely you may consider using the services of a scaffolding erector.

  • 13th December, 2013
Secondhand Scaffolding
Cutting the Costs With Secondhand Scaffolding

Find out why using secondhand scaffolding can help make savings on your construction project.

  • 3rd August, 2012
Scaffolding Towers
A Guide to Scaffolding Towers

Whether your a builder, tradesman or DIY enthusiast scaffolding towers provide a safe platform to work at height.

  • 13th December, 2013
Aluminum Scaffolding
How Aluminum Scaffolding is Used in Construction

Aluminum is strong, durable and lightweight making it an ideal material for scaffolding.

  • 18th September, 2012