It is sensible for a competent, knowledgeable individual be responsible for inspecting portable scaffolding on a daily basis before each shift is due to begin.
Be aware that uncovered ends of a scaffolding tube can pose many potential dangers.
It's always difficult to determine the durability of steal and mild steel scaffolding.
It's essential that all upright scaffolding poles are positioned no more than six feet apart.
Low prices from a scaffold company might mean that you will not get the service or safety that you require. This isn't always the case, but make sure that you research your scaffold company carefully.
The width of the boards will always determine the width of the scaffolding structure. It is recommended that the width scaffolding should be no less than 600mm. A four board scaffold would be 870mm.
Do not move portable scaffolding until all persons working on the scaffolding are safely on the ground.
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 requires regular maintenance and inspection, also space to store - you might want to try and reduce your scaffolding costs by hiring scaffolding instead of owning it.
Good jobs in scaffolding could be difficult to find - make sure you keep ahead of the game when looking for scaffolding jobs.
The lowdown on how scaffolding is used in the construction industry.
- 20th June, 2012
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
If your unsure about putting up scaffolding correctly and safely you may consider using the services of a scaffolding erector.
- 13th December, 2013
In this article we look at a number of considerations you'll need to take onboard before purchasing scaffolding.
- 11th January, 2013
What to ask to ensure you get the best quality scaffolding product at the cheapest possible price.
- 4th January, 2013
What to keep in mind when looking for a job in scaffolding.
- 23rd June, 2012
A general guide to the use of scaffold boards including maintenance and safety tips.
- 17th August, 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
It's always a good idea to find out what services you can expect from scaffolding companies before hiring.
- 14th December, 2013
Aluminum is strong, durable and lightweight making it an ideal material for scaffolding.
- 18th September, 2012