Setting Up Scaffolding

Setting Up Scaffolding

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.

A suspended or swingstage scaffold has a platform that can be raised or lowered. An example of a suspended scaffold are those commonly used as a means to wash the outer windows on highrises.

If you buy scaffolding, you will need to consider the safety issues when you come to erect the scaffold.

Independent scaffolding is a supported scaffold consisting of a platform(s) resting on cross beams (bearers) supported by ledgers and a double row of uprights independent of support.

Scaffolding companies are beginning to use light prefabricated equipment to make a job less labour intensive.

Falling object and unsure ground are amongst the main cause of accidents when erecting and using DIY scaffolding.

The trickiest part of any scaffolding job is the scaffolding design.

When erecting DIY scaffolding, it should be erected on firm, level ground.

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

To prevent accidents every scaffolder should be familiar with scaffolding regulations.

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