Setting Up Scaffolding

Setting Up Scaffolding

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

For light duty tasks, aluminum scaffolding is an ideal choice. Strong and quick to assemble it can easily be moved from location to location.

Jobs such as removing or installing guttering, installing replacement windows, painting or demolition work should usually be carried out from independent scaffolding or mobile access equipment.

Scaffolding costs could rocket if you are hiring scaffolding and your project becomes delayed.

Mobile scaffolding is great for ease of maintenance and light assembly.

There are scaffolding safety videos available which cover topicsvsuch as: Erecting and maintaining scaffolds, Responsibilities of scaffold experts, Walkways, Personal fall arrest systems.

Before purchasing or renting a particular scaffold, you must determine the scope of the project including your particular situation, budget, and needs.

Make sure that the gap between scaffolding planks is no more than one inch.

If you are planning to erect scaffolding and feel that it might cause an obstruction it may be a good idea to contact a local scaffolding company for advice.

By the use of mobile scaffolding a reduced physical stress and larger working area can be gained.

Scaffolding Articles

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Aluminum Scaffolding
How Aluminum Scaffolding is Used in Construction

Aluminum is strong, durable and lightweight making it an ideal material for scaffolding.

  • 18th September, 2012
Taking Scaffolding Courses

Find out how you can benefit from taking a scaffolding course.

  • 20th June, 2012
Hiring Scaffolding
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Scaffolding is a vital requirement for any construction project. Unfortunately, scaffolding is not cheap! Find out more about the the ins and outs of hiring your own scaffolding, which of course, is the less costly option.

  • 16th April, 2013
Construction Scaffolding

The lowdown on how scaffolding is used in the construction industry.

  • 20th June, 2012
Scaffolding Regulations
Scaffolding Regulations

Not only are scaffolding regulations important to follow they are also a legal requirement.

  • 26th October, 2012
Rolling Scaffolding
The Lowdown on Rolling Scaffolding

Rolling scaffolding is a highly versatile mobile working platform popular with tradesman and DIY enthusiasts alike.

  • 26th December, 2013
Scaffolding Suppliers
Buying From Scaffolding Suppliers

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
Buying Scaffolding

A look at what factors to consider when buying scaffolding.

  • 20th June, 2012