Setting Up Scaffolding
A fall protection and scaffolding training course will enable you to understand the requirements and responsibilities required by OSHA.
Scaffolding tubes are now usually constructed of galvanised steel but historically have been made of wooded staves and bamboo.
In some cases scaffolding systems may require expensive anchor assemblies which are to be installed onto the building structure.
Vertical scaffolding tubes must be supported on proprietary base plates to ensure the safety of the scaffolding.
When erecting DIY scaffolding, it should be erected on firm, level ground.
A license needs to be obtained for any scaffolding that is put up on the highway including the pavement. This is the responsibility of the scaffolding hire company.
Hoop irons (or nail plates) are a protective metal plate fitted to the end of a scaffolding board.
Take time to research scaffold companies you might decide to use to ensure that they will meet all of your needs.
You may wish to buy new scaffolding boards when you buy scaffolding that has been used.
There are two primary categories of scaffolding, fixed and mobile.
What to ask to ensure you get the best quality scaffolding product at the cheapest possible price.
- 4th January, 2013
In this article we look at a number of considerations you'll need to take onboard before purchasing scaffolding.
- 11th January, 2013
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
Make sure your scaffolding is erected correctly to ensure you finish the job efficiently and safely.
- 21st June, 2012
Follow these guidelines to help make your workplace is an accident free zone.
- 23rd June, 2012
Rolling scaffolding is a highly versatile mobile working platform popular with tradesman and DIY enthusiasts alike.
- 26th December, 2013
Whether your a builder, tradesman or DIY enthusiast scaffolding towers provide a safe platform to work at height.
- 13th December, 2013
The lowdown on how scaffolding is used in the construction industry.
- 20th June, 2012
Aluminum is strong, durable and lightweight making it an ideal material for scaffolding.
- 18th September, 2012
A look at what factors to consider when buying scaffolding.
- 20th June, 2012