Setting Up Scaffolding

Setting Up Scaffolding

A scaffolding company that fails to comply with legislation could cost them dearly. Especially in the case of a fatality where there is no evidence of scaffolding training.

Guard rails should be provided when working on scaffolding over the height of 10 feet. Otherwise, each worker must be protected by a fall protection system.

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

Scaffolding bars are used to make the structure of scaffolding which is used for the construction and maintenance of buildings etc.

Liability insurance is an essential part of a scaffold company's insurance coverage. This type of insurance protects your company in the event that a third party on or near your jobsite is injured or killed because of your scaffolding.

It's impossible to erect a safe scaffold if the base rests on items like barrels, boxes, loose bricks, or concrete blocks.

Common causes of scaffolding accidents include; insecure bracing, faulty equipment, forgotten safety components, faulty planking and shoddy construction materials.

Ensure any independents scaffolding is designed to carry the load from stored materials and equipment.

There are many risks inherent to renting scaffolding. Scaffolding can collapse, resulting in third-party injuries or even deaths. More likely, stands a decent chance of being vandalized or stolen at a construction site.

Finding scaffolding companies that you can trust is very important when buying or hiring scaffolding, to ensure that you are getting a good quality product.

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