Because scaffolding is such an integral component to most major construction jobs, scaffolding costs are becoming much more competitive.
In the cleaning industry there are three types of scaffolding that are generally used. Supported, which are built from scaffolding poles and are non moveable. Rolling, like supported scaffolding but has wheels to allow for mobility, And powered platforms like boom trucks and suspended scaffolds.
If modifications need to be made to existing building, it's always necessary to use scaffolding.
Carefully inspect all scaffolding boards for damage and wear when you buy scaffolding second hand.
A suspended or swingstage scaffold has a platform that can be raised or lowered. An example of a suspended scaffold are those commonly used as a means to wash the outer windows on highrises.
Light weight aluminum scaffolding can often hold up to 600 pounds.
Never cut corners when erecting DIY scaffolding by leaving out cross braces or out riggers which give stability to the structure.
Be aware that scaffolding firms may be able to hire scaffolding poles out to you at very low cost.
The length of your scaffolding accident compensation claim will vary depending on the severity of your injuries. If you have suffered only minor injuries and the insurer accepts responsibility for the accident then you may well be able to settle your claim in a matter of weeks. However, if you need private medical treatment this can prolong the claim as a settlement cannot take place before a full assessment of your injuries can be obtained.
Unfortunately thousands of injuries and even deaths occur each year on construction sites due to scaffolding accidents.
A general guide to the use of scaffold boards including maintenance and safety tips.
- 17th August, 2012
What to ask to ensure you get the best quality scaffolding product at the cheapest possible price.
- 4th January, 2013
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
Follow these guidelines to help make your workplace is an accident free zone.
- 23rd 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
If your unsure about putting up scaffolding correctly and safely you may consider using the services of a scaffolding erector.
- 13th December, 2013
Aluminum is strong, durable and lightweight making it an ideal material for scaffolding.
- 18th September, 2012
Find out why using secondhand scaffolding can help make savings on your construction project.
- 3rd August, 2012
Find out how you can benefit from taking a scaffolding course.
- 20th June, 2012