Scaffolding Plans

Scaffolding Plans

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.

Before contractors allow their workers to use someone else's independent scaffolding, they must make sure it is safe.

Scaffolding costs could rocket if you are hiring scaffolding and your project becomes delayed.

Anyone planning to use portable scaffolding should be trained by a properly qualified person.

Any stresses that are caused by the use of scaffolding planks must be properly distributed from the scaffolding plank to the framework.

Mobile scaffolding is great for ease of maintenance and light assembly.

Unfortunately thousands of injuries and even deaths occur each year on construction sites due to scaffolding accidents.

Scaffolding tubes are now usually constructed of galvanised steel but historically have been made of wooded staves and bamboo.

By storing your scaffolding components close to your work area will help reduce distances over which loads have to be manually moved.

When using a scaffolding company make sure that an appropriate license has been obtained before any work has been started.

Scaffolding Articles

Taking Scaffolding Courses

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

  • 20th June, 2012
Construction Scaffolding

The lowdown on how scaffolding is used in the construction industry.

  • 20th June, 2012
Scaffolding Training Offers Multiple Benefits

Discover how scaffolding training can be a plus for employees and employers who work with scaffolding.

  • 18th June, 2012
Cheap Scaffolding
Questions to Ask When Looking for Cheap Scaffolding

What to ask to ensure you get the best quality scaffolding product at the cheapest possible price.

  • 4th January, 2013
Scaffolding Erectors
Scaffolding Erectors and the Services They Provide

If your unsure about putting up scaffolding correctly and safely you may consider using the services of a scaffolding erector.

  • 13th December, 2013
Scaffolding Inspection
What is Covered by a Scaffolding Inspection?

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
Hiring Scaffolding
Cutting the Costs by Hiring Scaffolding

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
Scaffolding Suppliers
Buying From Scaffolding Suppliers

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
Aluminum Scaffolding
How Aluminum Scaffolding is Used in Construction

Aluminum is strong, durable and lightweight making it an ideal material for scaffolding.

  • 18th September, 2012
Buying Scaffolding

A look at what factors to consider when buying scaffolding.

  • 20th June, 2012