It's also essential that anyone who will work on a scaffold over 12 feet take prior training and hold a competency certificate.
Be sure that when you research a scaffold company you keep in mind your own needs for scaffolding - make sure the scaffold company will be able to be flexible enough to accommodate what YOU want from them.
Never use unstable objects such as bricks or boxes to support DIY scaffolding.
Whether you are a scaffolding rental company or you're a laborer responsible for renting scaffolding for job sites, it's imperative that you purchase comprehensive insurance packages.
Where scaffolding towers are concerned workers must be capable in the building and use of such towers.
Common causes of scaffolding accidents include; insecure bracing, faulty equipment, forgotten safety components, faulty planking and shoddy construction materials.
Bamboo scaffolding is well renowned for its strength.
The purpose of using scaffolding bars is to create a safe working platform fro the workforce to build from.
Before you buy your own scaffolding it will pay you to do some research on the available types of scaffolding.
All independent scaffolding should be designed, erected, altered and dismantled by competent people, with all independent scaffolding work under the supervision of a 'competent person'.
Make sure your scaffolding is erected correctly to ensure you finish the job efficiently and safely.
- 21st June, 2012
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
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- 20th June, 2012
Find out why using secondhand scaffolding can help make savings on your construction project.
- 3rd August, 2012
Rolling scaffolding is a highly versatile mobile working platform popular with tradesman and DIY enthusiasts alike.
- 26th December, 2013
Not only are scaffolding regulations important to follow they are also a legal requirement.
- 26th October, 2012
It's always a good idea to find out what services you can expect from scaffolding companies before hiring.
- 14th December, 2013
Aluminum is strong, durable and lightweight making it an ideal material for scaffolding.
- 18th September, 2012
A look at what factors to consider when buying scaffolding.
- 20th June, 2012
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