Setting Up Scaffolding

Setting Up Scaffolding

Remember to be careful whenever you're erecting scaffolding on soft, frozen or suspect ground.

Scaffolding accidents within the construction industry are likely to be caused by a lack of appropriate safety checks and negligent poor structure.

When you buy scaffolding for indoor working, the scaffolding will come with locking wheels which make moving it around easier.

Anyone using portable scaffolding could be putting themselves or others in danger if they have not been properly trained in its use.

If you become a victim of a scaffolding accident and you're able to prove that your employer is to blame then it's likely you'll to be entitled to compensation.

In general you can use steel scaffolding and mild steel scaffolding up to ten stories. Any higher workers must take extra supportive measures.

The standard scaffold board will have a maximum length of 3.9 meters and width of 225mm.

Light weight aluminum scaffolding can often hold up to 600 pounds.

There are a number of scaffolding types available. Therefore it's always advisable to familiarize yourself with the hazards associated with the scaffold type you're using.

Scaffolding bars may easily become destabilized, when they have not been assembled properly.

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