Setting Up Scaffolding
Your system scaffolding supplier has a legal responsibility to provide you with a tie configuration and erection guide.
Scaffolding bars are now usually constructed of galvanised steel but in the past have been made of wooded staves and bamboo.
Scaffolding is designed to allow easy access to places that are not accessible by the use ladders.
Low prices from a scaffold company might mean that you will not get the service or safety that you require. This isn't always the case, but make sure that you research your scaffold company carefully.
Anyone planning to use portable scaffolding should be trained by a properly qualified person.
When you buy scaffolding, each system should have detailed plans for the safe erection and use of the scaffolding.
When estimating your budget on scaffolding, make sure not to put price before safety.
Scaffolding tubes can be used horizontally, vertically and diagonally using a variety of clamps including swivel clams.
Scaffolding systems that are correctly designed will have work levels which are decked with regulation sized planks and have appropriate access for workers.
To prevent workers from slipping it's essential for a scaffolding plank to have a non slip surface.
In this article we look at a number of considerations you'll need to take onboard before purchasing scaffolding.
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- 17th August, 2012
Discover how scaffolding training can be a plus for employees and employers who work with scaffolding.
- 18th June, 2012
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- 23rd June, 2012
It's always a good idea to find out what services you can expect from scaffolding companies before hiring.
- 14th December, 2013
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
If your unsure about putting up scaffolding correctly and safely you may consider using the services of a scaffolding erector.
- 13th December, 2013