It's essential that all upright scaffolding poles are positioned no more than six feet apart.
In some cases scaffolding systems may require expensive anchor assemblies which are to be installed onto the building structure.
By using oversized casters with extra long necks you can enhance the feeling of safety as well as improving stability.
Before you buy your own scaffolding it will pay you to do some research on the available types of scaffolding.
Scaffolding systems that are correctly designed will have work levels which are decked with regulation sized planks and have appropriate access for workers.
Repeated reports of scaffolding accidents state that. 'Scaffolding that was improperly constructed, and negligently maintained.'
Scaffolding is fairly easy to erect and shorter towers can even be set up by two unskilled people. In most instances though, when scaffolding is being used on the construction or remodeling of a tall building, only trained professionals are allowed to erect the towers.
Finding a scaffolding company that you can trust is very important when buying scaffolding, to ensure that you are buying a good quality product.
Liability insurance is an essential part of a scaffold company's insurance coverage. This type of insurance protects your company in the event that a third party on or near your jobsite is injured or killed because of your scaffolding.
Always ensure that scaffolding erection meet all requirements set out by OSHA.
In this article we look at a number of considerations you'll need to take onboard before purchasing scaffolding.
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