When selecting scaffolding components, make sure that they have been constructed the requirements of the ASTM and ANSI.
73% of construction workers injured in scaffolding accidents alleged that the scaffolding accident was caused by faulty planking of from being hit bay a falling object.
To erect scaffolding on or over a public highway, you'll need to be issued with a license from your local Highway Authority.
By storing your scaffolding components close to your work area will help reduce distances over which loads have to be manually moved.
Decide on the type of scaffolding you want to buy from the many types available.
Always be sure that the name of the scaffolding company is not associated with anything negative.
Mobile scaffolding is great for ease of maintenance and light assembly.
Be careful not to mix any scaffolding components that are not designed to be compatible.
When installing scaffolding, place vertical ties at the ends of the scaffolding. These ties should only be removed when the scaffolding is dismantled.
Scaffolding tube is readily available and will allow regular scaffolding fittings to be used when building a framework.
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- 23rd June, 2012
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- 14th December, 2013
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- 3rd August, 2012
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- 11th January, 2013
A general guide to the use of scaffold boards including maintenance and safety tips.
- 17th August, 2012
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- 16th December, 2013
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- 10th October, 2013
Follow these guidelines to help make your workplace is an accident free zone.
- 23rd June, 2012