Your system scaffolding supplier has a legal responsibility to provide you with a tie configuration and erection guide.
Be aware that scaffolding firms may be able to hire scaffolding poles out to you at very low cost.
Never cut corners when erecting DIY scaffolding by leaving out cross braces or out riggers which give stability to the structure.
The purpose of using scaffolding tubes is to create a safe working platform.
Scaffolding is designed to allow easy access to places that are not accessible by the use ladders.
Since 1971, the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) has put a standard in place to help protect workers on scaffolds.
It is sensible for a competent, knowledgeable individual be responsible for inspecting portable scaffolding on a daily basis before each shift is due to begin.
As of late, the pressures within the construction industry have caused the cost of scaffolding to become relatively stable.
There are scaffolding safety videos available which cover topicsvsuch as: Erecting and maintaining scaffolds, Responsibilities of scaffold experts, Walkways, Personal fall arrest systems.
In some Asian countries, historically, scaffolding bars made of bamboo have been used to construct high rise buildings, and are still used even today.
What to keep in mind when looking for a job in scaffolding.
- 23rd June, 2012
Make sure your scaffolding is erected correctly to ensure you finish the job efficiently and safely.
- 21st June, 2012
Find out how you can benefit from taking a scaffolding course.
- 20th June, 2012
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
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
Rolling scaffolding is a highly versatile mobile working platform popular with tradesman and DIY enthusiasts alike.
- 26th December, 2013
Whether your a builder, tradesman or DIY enthusiast scaffolding towers provide a safe platform to work at height.
- 13th December, 2013
Discover how scaffolding training can be a plus for employees and employers who work with scaffolding.
- 18th June, 2012
Find out why using secondhand scaffolding can help make savings on your construction project.
- 3rd August, 2012
A general guide to the use of scaffold boards including maintenance and safety tips.
- 17th August, 2012