Independent scaffolding is a supported scaffold consisting of a platform(s) resting on cross beams (bearers) supported by ledgers and a double row of uprights independent of support.
Scaffolding tubes are usually connected with metal 'Clams' (clamps) which offer a versatile and effective method for the erection of scaffolding.
Be careful not to mix any scaffolding components that are not designed to be compatible.
Once you have been involved in a scaffolding accident it is important that you make urgent contact with a solicitor with expertise in the field of work accident claims.
Make sure that you buy scaffolding that is appropriate for the task.
There are training courses available on the erection of scaffolding, and many safety rules and regulations to be adhered to. In most countries, there will be random checks conducted on the scaffolding on industrial construction sites to ensure that they meet all their safety regulation requirements.
There are many risks inherent to renting scaffolding. Scaffolding can collapse, resulting in third-party injuries or even deaths. More likely, stands a decent chance of being vandalized or stolen at a construction site.
Take time to research scaffold companies you might decide to use to ensure that they will meet all of your needs.
On surfaces such a hard concrete it's possible to use scaffolding without base plates. However, it is recommended to always use base plates.
Scaffolding is used in the construction or repair of buildings and its main function is to support workers and their materials. However, a scaffolding structure is only ever intended to be a temporary measure.
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