Setting Up Scaffolding

Setting Up Scaffolding

The most common reported scaffolding accidents include employees slipping or being hit by falling objects.

A scaffolding course will enable you to gain vital knowledge you'll need to ensure that all your scaffold work is safe.

In some Asian countries, historically, scaffolding bars made of bamboo have been used to construct high rise buildings, and are still used even today.

The independent scaffold has standards or uprights on both sides of its working platforms. This allows the independent scaffold to remain upright without support from the building under construction or repair.

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.

By leaving a section of scaffolding platform open you will create a gap to rise and lower scaffolding components between levels.

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

Scaffolding tubes are usually connected with metal 'Clams' (clamps) which offer a versatile and effective method for the erection of scaffolding.

Finding scaffolding companies that you can trust is very important when buying or hiring scaffolding, to ensure that you are getting a good quality product.

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.

Scaffolding Articles

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Scaffolding Regulations
Scaffolding Regulations

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

  • 26th October, 2012
Scaffolding Erectors
Scaffolding Erectors and the Services They Provide

If your unsure about putting up scaffolding correctly and safely you may consider using the services of a scaffolding erector.

  • 13th December, 2013
Cheap Scaffolding
Questions to Ask When Looking for Cheap Scaffolding

What to ask to ensure you get the best quality scaffolding product at the cheapest possible price.

  • 4th January, 2013
Buying Scaffolding

A look at what factors to consider when buying scaffolding.

  • 20th June, 2012
Construction Scaffolding

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

  • 20th June, 2012
Scaffolding Boards
A Guide to Scaffolding Boards

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

  • 17th August, 2012
Scaffolding Inspection
What is Covered by a Scaffolding Inspection?

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
Hiring Scaffolding
Cutting the Costs by Hiring Scaffolding

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
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