Small Scaffolding

Small Scaffolding

The integrity of the scaffolding plank is vital to the construction worker as there life depends on it.

Take time to research the scaffold company you propose to use to ensure that it will meet all of your needs.

When you buy scaffolding that is second hand, always carefully inspect all parts of the scaffolding to ensure that it is in good condition.

When a scaffolding accident is reported the responsibility will often lie with the scaffolding companies, architects or engineers.

In most cases, bamboo scaffolding shouldn't be used on buildings that are over eight stories in height.

The putlog scaffold has standards or uprights along its outer edges, but its inner side is supported by the structure or building itself. Putlogs have flattened ends that are placed between courses of brickwork in the building or edifice to add support.

When installing scaffolding, place vertical ties at the ends of the scaffolding. These ties should only be removed when the scaffolding is dismantled.

The trickiest part of any scaffolding job is the scaffolding design.

Buy using a clamp connector you can join two scaffolding components together quickly and safely.

Anyone planning to use portable scaffolding should be trained by a properly qualified person.

Scaffolding Articles

Scaffolding Inspection
What is Covered by a Scaffolding Inspection?

Before scaffolding can be used an inspection must be carried out by a qualified inspector. So what exactly is covered during an inspection?

  • 10th October, 2013
How to Erect Scaffolding

Make sure your scaffolding is erected correctly to ensure you finish the job efficiently and safely.

  • 21st June, 2012
Scaffolding Boards
A Guide to Scaffolding Boards

A general guide to the use of scaffold boards including maintenance and safety tips.

  • 17th August, 2012
Secondhand Scaffolding
Cutting the Costs With Secondhand Scaffolding

Find out why using secondhand scaffolding can help make savings on your construction project.

  • 3rd August, 2012
Taking Scaffolding Courses

Find out how you can benefit from taking a scaffolding course.

  • 20th June, 2012
Buying Scaffolding

A look at what factors to consider when buying scaffolding.

  • 20th June, 2012
Scaffolding Regulations
Scaffolding Regulations

Not only are scaffolding regulations important to follow they are also a legal requirement.

  • 26th October, 2012
Construction Scaffolding

The lowdown on how scaffolding is used in the construction industry.

  • 20th June, 2012
Scaffolding For Sale
Scaffolding for Sale - Purchasing Advice

In this article we look at a number of considerations you'll need to take onboard before purchasing scaffolding.

  • 11th January, 2013
Scaffolding Training Offers Multiple Benefits

Discover how scaffolding training can be a plus for employees and employers who work with scaffolding.

  • 18th June, 2012