Setting Up Scaffolding

Setting Up Scaffolding

As a general rule, a scaffold becomes unstable once its height reaches 4 times its width.

Be aware that uncovered ends of a scaffolding tube can pose many potential dangers.

Scaffolding tube is readily available and will allow regular scaffolding fittings to be used when building a framework.

It is important to undergo the hands on portion of scaffolding training which is required by OSHA to demonstrate competency.

You can cover the ends of scaffolding tubes high density polyethylene covers which just snap on. This creates a safer working environment.

There are an increasing number of reports of accidents linked to bamboo scaffolding. Mainly due to the use of poor quality bamboo.

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

Scaffolding tubes can be used horizontally, vertically and diagonally using a variety of clamps including swivel clams.

In Shanghai, bamboo scaffolding is used in most building construction projects.

It is crucial that proper inspection of scaffolding bars is carried out before and after their erection.

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