Scaffolding costs could rocket if you are hiring scaffolding and your project becomes delayed.
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.
Scaffolding bars can be used horizontally, vertically and diagonally using a variety of clamps including swivel clams, right angle clams and straight connectors.
The most common reported scaffolding accidents include employees slipping or being hit by falling objects.
Be careful, mobile scaffolding towers can be dangerous.
Bamboo scaffolding is very popular in Hong Kong. Surprisingly, buildings up to fifty stories in height can be seen covered in a complex structure of bamboo scaffolding.
Mobile scaffolding is great for ease of maintenance and light assembly.
All employees should wear protective headgear, like hard hats, at all times when working on or around portable scaffolding.
The standard scaffold board will have a maximum length of 3.9 meters and width of 225mm.
The putlog scaffold has standards or uprights along its outer edges, but its inner side is supported by the structure or building itself. Putlogs have flattened ends that are placed between courses of brickwork in the building or edifice to add support.
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
A general guide to the use of scaffold boards including maintenance and safety tips.
- 17th August, 2012
Make sure your scaffolding is erected correctly to ensure you finish the job efficiently and safely.
- 21st June, 2012
Discover how scaffolding training can be a plus for employees and employers who work with scaffolding.
- 18th June, 2012
Find out how you can benefit from taking a scaffolding course.
- 20th June, 2012
Find out why using secondhand scaffolding can help make savings on your construction project.
- 3rd August, 2012
In this article we look at a number of considerations you'll need to take onboard before purchasing scaffolding.
- 11th January, 2013
If your unsure about putting up scaffolding correctly and safely you may consider using the services of a scaffolding erector.
- 13th December, 2013
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
Rolling scaffolding is a highly versatile mobile working platform popular with tradesman and DIY enthusiasts alike.
- 26th December, 2013