NEVER drop scaffolding components from heights when dismantling scaffolding as it could present a serious danger to persons below.
It is estimated that 65% of those employed in the construction industry frequently work on scaffolds.
When you buy scaffolding, it is much more convenient to move and re-erect it with your own labor force.
Be aware when working on scaffolding systems. You will always at risk from falls and falling objects that could cause very serious of even fatal injuries.
Always ensure that DIY scaffold is properly secured, with outriggers as necessary, before use.
To erect scaffolding on or over a public highway, you'll need to be issued with a license from your local Highway Authority.
Fixed scaffolds are constructed alongside a building and can be either independent or putlog.
Scaffolding costs can be greatly reduced if you 'do it yourself' - however, be warned that if anyone other than yourself uses the scaffolding you will have to ensure that all the current scaffolding regulations, especially with regard to safety, are adhered to - otherwise your scaffolding costs could be more than just financial.
As the availability of jobs in scaffolding can vary, always put some cash aside to pay your tax and see you through tough times.
When working on high rise buildings you can economize on the scaffolding cost by the repeated use of scaffolding.
In this article we look at a number of considerations you'll need to take onboard before purchasing scaffolding.
- 11th January, 2013
The lowdown on how scaffolding is used in the construction industry.
- 20th 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
Discover how scaffolding training can be a plus for employees and employers who work with scaffolding.
- 18th 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
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
Not only are scaffolding regulations important to follow they are also a legal requirement.
- 26th October, 2012
Rolling scaffolding is a highly versatile mobile working platform popular with tradesman and DIY enthusiasts alike.
- 26th December, 2013
Find out why using secondhand scaffolding can help make savings on your construction project.
- 3rd August, 2012