Be very careful that it is in good condition if you buy scaffolding that is cheap.
Ensure any independents scaffolding is designed to carry the load from stored materials and equipment.
Make sure that the scaffold companies you propose to use have a good history in terms of reputation service and safety.
It may seem easy to erect and use DIY scaffolding but thousands of accidents occur each year on scaffolding.
DIY scaffolding will require the use of guard rails, toe boards and safety mesh or net to prevent accidents.
To make sure a construction site is safe and accident free; always employ qualified people to erect scaffolding.
Since 1971, the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) has put a standard in place to help protect workers on scaffolds.
The most common reported scaffolding accidents include employees slipping or being hit by falling objects.
It's impossible to erect a safe scaffold if the base rests on items like barrels, boxes, loose bricks, or concrete blocks.
Always ensure that DIY scaffold is properly secured, with outriggers as necessary, before use.
Find out how you can benefit from taking a scaffolding course.
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- 21st June, 2012
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- 23rd June, 2012
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- 14th December, 2013
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- 3rd August, 2012
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- 16th December, 2013
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- 26th December, 2013
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- 17th August, 2012
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- 4th January, 2013