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.
Decide on the type of scaffolding you want to buy from the many types available.
As of late, the pressures within the construction industry have caused the cost of scaffolding to become relatively stable.
Be very careful that it is in good condition if you buy scaffolding that is cheap.
Anyone using portable scaffolding could be putting themselves or others in danger if they have not been properly trained in its use.
It is estimated that 65% of those employed in the construction industry frequently work on scaffolds.
Scaffolding tubes are usually connected with metal 'Clams' (clamps) which offer a versatile and effective method for the erection of scaffolding.
Be aware of all the health and safety regulations associated with construction scaffolding.
There are an increasing number of reports of accidents linked to bamboo scaffolding. Mainly due to the use of poor quality bamboo.
Light duty scaffolding is ideal for quick erection requirements. Well known for its strength it is also light weight and can be shifted form location to location with ease.
Follow these guidelines to help make your workplace is an accident free zone.
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