Independent scaffolds should also be secured or tied to the structure under repair or construction at various intervals to lend support to its overall stability.
Place sole boards underneath the scaffolding framework if you're erecting scaffolding on soft or unstable ground. You could use regular scaffolding boards, however, they tend to a bit too long.
Make sure that the gap between scaffolding planks is no more than one inch.
Scaffolding accidents are often caused from lack of attention to safety procedures and failure to supervise the work.
Be sure that when you research a scaffold company you keep in mind your own needs for scaffolding - make sure the scaffold company will be able to be flexible enough to accommodate what YOU want from them.
It is important to start dismantling the scaffolding as soon as the job's finished.
Scaffolding is designed to allow easy access to places that are not accessible by the use ladders.
Any safety feature that can be applied to a scaffolding plank will add to its value.
It may be more convenient to buy scaffolding rather than rent it.
Be careful, mobile scaffolding towers can be dangerous.
Not only are scaffolding regulations important to follow they are also a legal requirement.
- 26th October, 2012
It's always a good idea to find out what services you can expect from scaffolding companies before hiring.
- 14th December, 2013
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- 16th December, 2013
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- 3rd August, 2012
Scaffolding is a vital requirement for any construction project. Unfortunately, scaffolding is not cheap! Find out more about the the ins and outs of hiring your own scaffolding, which of course, is the less costly option.
- 16th April, 2013
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- 26th December, 2013
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- 21st June, 2012
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- 23rd June, 2012
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- 4th January, 2013
Whether your a builder, tradesman or DIY enthusiast scaffolding towers provide a safe platform to work at height.
- 13th December, 2013