Setting Up Scaffolding

Setting Up Scaffolding

Scaffolding costs can be greatly reduced if you 'do it yourself' - however, be warned that if anyone other than yourself uses the scaffolding you will have to ensure that all the current scaffolding regulations, especially with regard to safety, are adhered to - otherwise your scaffolding costs could be more than just financial.

Falls from a height, especially from independent scaffolding, continue to be the biggest killer on construction sites.

Scaffolding tubes make up the structure of scaffolding used for the construction and maintenance of buildings etc.

Any safety feature that can be applied to a scaffolding plank will add to its value.

In most cases, bamboo scaffolding shouldn't be used on buildings that are over eight stories in height.

Make sure that all workers are aware of the new 'fall zone' when moving portable scaffolding.

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

Hoop irons (or nail plates) are a protective metal plate fitted to the end of a scaffolding board.

If modifications need to be made to existing building, it's always necessary to use scaffolding.

Be sure that when you research a scaffold companies you keep in mind your own needs for scaffolding - make sure the scaffold companies will be able to be flexible enough to accommodate what YOU want from them.

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Hiring Scaffolding
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A Guide to Scaffolding Boards

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

  • 17th August, 2012
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  • 16th December, 2013
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  • 23rd June, 2012