Small Scaffolding

Small Scaffolding

In the interest of staff, it is a company's legal duty to ensure that all safe scaffolding practices are carried out.

Before portable scaffolding is used, all the wheels will need to be locked and rigid which will keep the portable scaffolding stable for climbing.

Be careful not to mix any scaffolding components that are not designed to be compatible.

Do not move DIY scaffolding systems when people are on the working platform as this is extremely dangerous to all concerned.

All independent scaffolding requires bracing to help prevent them from collapsing.

Always make sure system scaffolding is designed and erected within the guidelines of the manufactures handbook.

Light weight aluminum scaffolding can often hold up to 600 pounds.

Falls from a height, especially from independent scaffolding, continue to be the biggest killer on construction sites.

To erect scaffolding on or over a public highway, you'll need to be issued with a license from your local Highway Authority.

The scaffolding regulations are designed to protect the public as well as providing safety to workers.

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