Scaffolding Plans

Scaffolding Plans

Hanging bracket scaffolds should be designed by an engineer and include load testing and other safety measures.

There are variations on each types of scaffolding. Its important to decide the type of scaffold for each job as a life will depend on it.

When installing scaffolding, place vertical ties at the ends of the scaffolding. These ties should only be removed when the scaffolding is dismantled.

It may seem easy to erect and use DIY scaffolding but thousands of accidents occur each year on scaffolding.

Remember to be careful whenever you're erecting scaffolding on soft, frozen or suspect ground.

Scaffolding bars must always be supported on proprietary base plates to ensure the safety of the scaffolding when the scaffolding bars are used vertically.

Any safety feature that can be applied to a scaffolding plank will add to its value.

Be careful, mobile scaffolding towers can be dangerous.

How to erect scaffolding is the main question asked by those proposing to undertake DIY scaffolding.

Be aware that scaffolding towers can create particular hazards during erection and dismantling.

Scaffolding Articles

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Hiring Scaffolding
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  • 18th June, 2012
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  • 23rd June, 2012
Scaffolding Suppliers
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  • 16th December, 2013
Scaffolding Inspection
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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
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  • 23rd June, 2012
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
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  • 20th June, 2012
Taking Scaffolding Courses

Find out how you can benefit from taking a scaffolding course.

  • 20th June, 2012