Setting Up Scaffolding

Setting Up Scaffolding

Hanging bracket scaffolds should be designed by an engineer and include load testing and other safety measures.

In the interest of staff, it is a company's legal duty to ensure that all safe scaffolding practices are carried out.

Demand for scaffolding training at present is very high. It's even beginning to exceed supply with CITB-Construction Skills.

It is always advisable to assign a qualified employee oversee scaffolding erection and dismantling.

Scaffoldings are structures that are temporarily erected for repair, construction or decoration of commercial buildings, homes or other edifices.

When a scaffolding accident is reported the responsibility will often lie with the scaffolding companies, architects or engineers.

Scaffolding costs can wrack up very quickly due to the fact that scaffolding is a unique and specialized skill, because of this many companies may quote you exorbitant scaffolding costs due to the specialized nature of scaffolding.

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.

It's essential that all upright scaffolding poles are positioned no more than six feet apart.

You can always check with the manufacture if you need to know the load capacities of scaffolding components.

Scaffolding Articles

Scaffolding Boards
A Guide to Scaffolding Boards

A general guide to the use of scaffold boards including maintenance and safety tips.

  • 17th August, 2012
Buying Scaffolding

A look at what factors to consider when buying scaffolding.

  • 20th June, 2012
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
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
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 Services
Scaffolding Services - What Can They Offer Me?

It's always a good idea to find out what services you can expect from scaffolding companies before hiring.

  • 14th December, 2013
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 For Sale
Scaffolding for Sale - Purchasing Advice

In this article we look at a number of considerations you'll need to take onboard before purchasing scaffolding.

  • 11th January, 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