Setting Up Scaffolding

Setting Up Scaffolding

When using portable scaffolding, safety and general regulations must be adhered to in order to avoid injury to anyone using it.

Ensure that the scaffold company you propose to use has a good history in terms of reputation service and safety.

Fixed scaffolds are constructed alongside a building and can be either independent or putlog.

Make sure that you know how to erect scaffolding safely before you undertake any building or maintenance works that require the use of scaffolding.

On any major project, scaffolding costs will be a primary expense and you will need to consider whether your scaffolding costs might be reduced if you hire in.

When you buy scaffolding, it is much more convenient to move and re-erect it with your own labor force.

There are variations on each types of scaffolding. Its important to decide the type of scaffold for each job as a life will depend on it.

DIY scaffolding will require the use of guard rails, toe boards and safety mesh or net to prevent accidents.

It is sensible for a competent, knowledgeable individual be responsible for inspecting portable scaffolding on a daily basis before each shift is due to begin.

Take time to research scaffold companies you might decide to use to ensure that they will meet all of your needs.

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