Setting Up Scaffolding

Setting Up Scaffolding

A fall protection and scaffolding training course will enable you to understand the requirements and responsibilities required by OSHA.

Scaffolding tubes are now usually constructed of galvanised steel but historically have been made of wooded staves and bamboo.

In some cases scaffolding systems may require expensive anchor assemblies which are to be installed onto the building structure.

Vertical scaffolding tubes must be supported on proprietary base plates to ensure the safety of the scaffolding.

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

A license needs to be obtained for any scaffolding that is put up on the highway including the pavement. This is the responsibility of the scaffolding hire company.

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

Take time to research scaffold companies you might decide to use to ensure that they will meet all of your needs.

You may wish to buy new scaffolding boards when you buy scaffolding that has been used.

There are two primary categories of scaffolding, fixed and mobile.

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