Scaffolding bars must always be supported on proprietary base plates to ensure the safety of the scaffolding when the scaffolding bars are used vertically.
The length of your scaffolding accident compensation claim will vary depending on the severity of your injuries. If you have suffered only minor injuries and the insurer accepts responsibility for the accident then you may well be able to settle your claim in a matter of weeks. However, if you need private medical treatment this can prolong the claim as a settlement cannot take place before a full assessment of your injuries can be obtained.
When working on high rise buildings you can economize on the scaffolding cost by the repeated use of scaffolding.
There are many risks inherent to renting scaffolding. Scaffolding can collapse, resulting in third-party injuries or even deaths. More likely, stands a decent chance of being vandalized or stolen at a construction site.
Make sure all planks and walk boards are at least 36 inches below the highest point of any portable scaffolding.
It's always difficult to determine the durability of steal and mild steel scaffolding.
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.
Independent scaffolding should be designed to prevent materials falling and be fitted with brickguards, netting or sheeting.
Guard rails should be provided when working on scaffolding over the height of 10 feet. Otherwise, each worker must be protected by a fall protection system.
Only apply for jobs in scaffolding with companies that adhere to the rules of the workplace and current legislation.
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