Setting Up Scaffolding
Always be sure that the name of the scaffolding company is not associated with anything negative.
Scaffolding accidents are often caused from lack of attention to safety procedures and failure to supervise the work.
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.
You must ensure that the scaffolding is secured to building when the height of the scaffolding exceeds four times the minimum base width.
A scaffolding course will enable you to gain vital knowledge you'll need to ensure that all your scaffold work is safe.
Scaffolders should always adopt a safe system of work during the erection, altering and dismantling of independent scaffolding.
Always take the time to familiarize yourself with the scaffolding regulations.
It's always difficult to determine the durability of steal and mild steel scaffolding.
Whether you are a scaffolding rental company or you're a laborer responsible for renting scaffolding for job sites, it's imperative that you purchase comprehensive insurance packages.
Common causes of scaffolding accidents include; insecure bracing, faulty equipment, forgotten safety components, faulty planking and shoddy construction materials.
In this article we look at a number of considerations you'll need to take onboard before purchasing scaffolding.
- 11th January, 2013
Make sure your scaffolding is erected correctly to ensure you finish the job efficiently and safely.
- 21st June, 2012
What to keep in mind when looking for a job in scaffolding.
- 23rd June, 2012
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
Find out how you can benefit from taking a scaffolding course.
- 20th June, 2012
A general guide to the use of scaffold boards including maintenance and safety tips.
- 17th August, 2012
Not only are scaffolding regulations important to follow they are also a legal requirement.
- 26th October, 2012
Before scaffolding can be used an inspection must be carried out by a qualified inspector. So what exactly is covered during an inspection?
- 10th October, 2013
If your unsure about putting up scaffolding correctly and safely you may consider using the services of a scaffolding erector.
- 13th December, 2013
Follow these guidelines to help make your workplace is an accident free zone.
- 23rd June, 2012