Scaffolding tubes make up the structure of scaffolding used for the construction and maintenance of buildings etc.
Hoop irons (or nail plates) are a protective metal plate fitted to the end of a scaffolding board.
Once you have been involved in a scaffolding accident it is important that you make urgent contact with a solicitor with expertise in the field of work accident claims.
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.
When you buy scaffolding, do not mix different types of scaffolding that are not designed to match.
It may seem to be easy to erect and use scaffolding, but there are thousands of accidents caused each year by those who do not know how to erect scaffolding safely.
Make sure all planks and walk boards are at least 36 inches below the highest point of any portable scaffolding.
Be careful, mobile scaffolding towers can be dangerous.
It's impossible to erect a safe scaffold if the base rests on items like barrels, boxes, loose bricks, or concrete blocks.
DIY scaffolding will require the use of guard rails, toe boards and safety mesh or net to prevent accidents.
Find out how you can benefit from taking a scaffolding course.
- 20th June, 2012
What to ask to ensure you get the best quality scaffolding product at the cheapest possible price.
- 4th January, 2013
Whether your a builder, tradesman or DIY enthusiast scaffolding towers provide a safe platform to work at height.
- 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
It's always a good idea to find out what services you can expect from scaffolding companies before hiring.
- 14th December, 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
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
Follow these guidelines to help make your workplace is an accident free zone.
- 23rd June, 2012
Aluminum is strong, durable and lightweight making it an ideal material for scaffolding.
- 18th September, 2012