Scaffolding platforms should consist of undressed 2x10s that have been properly inspected and graded. The maximum allowable gap between planks is 1".
Make sure that all workers are aware of the new 'fall zone' when moving portable scaffolding.
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.
Make sure that the gap between scaffolding planks is no more than one inch.
The internet is an excellent resource which you can use to train your employees about scaffolding safety.
Light duty scaffolding is ideal for quick erection requirements. Well known for its strength it is also light weight and can be shifted form location to location with ease.
Although there are many scaffolding safety regulations, a large number of serious injuries and even fatalities will occur on scaffolding each year.
If you a planning any alterations outside the system scaffolding manufacture or suppliers guidelines, it should be designed by an experienced and knowledgeable person.
Scaffolding bars can be used horizontally, vertically and diagonally using a variety of clamps including swivel clams, right angle clams and straight connectors.
In the cleaning industry there are three types of scaffolding that are generally used. Supported, which are built from scaffolding poles and are non moveable. Rolling, like supported scaffolding but has wheels to allow for mobility, And powered platforms like boom trucks and suspended scaffolds.
If your unsure about putting up scaffolding correctly and safely you may consider using the services of a scaffolding erector.
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