It is not unusual for scaffolding companies and contractors to offer a complete scaffolding hire service for its customers.
If you buy scaffolding, you will need to consider the safety issues when you come to erect the scaffold.
Scaffolding bars are now usually constructed of galvanised steel but in the past have been made of wooded staves and bamboo.
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.
The most common reported scaffolding accidents include employees slipping or being hit by falling objects.
The scaffolding regulations are designed to protect the public as well as providing safety to workers.
In Shanghai, bamboo scaffolding is used in most building construction projects.
In general you can use steel scaffolding and mild steel scaffolding up to ten stories. Any higher workers must take extra supportive measures.
Carefully inspect all scaffolding boards for damage and wear when you buy scaffolding second hand.
In some cases scaffolding systems may require expensive anchor assemblies which are to be installed onto the building structure.
Make sure your scaffolding is erected correctly to ensure you finish the job efficiently and safely.
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