The independent scaffold has standards or uprights on both sides of its working platforms. This allows the independent scaffold to remain upright without support from the building under construction or repair.
Scaffolders should always adopt a safe system of work during the erection, altering and dismantling of independent scaffolding.
A scaffolding structure is made from a series of frames, beams, poles, planks and brackets. These help in supporting the scaffolding making it strong, safe and sturdy.
Make sure that all scaffolding bars, tools, and materials are at least 10 feet away from energized power lines and that the power lines are also protected.
It is important to undergo the hands on portion of scaffolding training which is required by OSHA to demonstrate competency.
All independent scaffolding requires bracing to help prevent them from collapsing.
To erect scaffolding, a scaffolding company must first apply for an appropriate permit.
Scaffolding rental is a service which is made use of by many companies which call for safe and dependable scaffolding equipment.
Any qualified scaffolder should be able to find employment with building contractors or scaffolding firms.
Skimping on price can be costly both economically and emotionally if there were to be an injury or death due to improper or faulty scaffolding.
Find out why using secondhand scaffolding can help make savings on your construction project.
- 3rd August, 2012
Rolling scaffolding is a highly versatile mobile working platform popular with tradesman and DIY enthusiasts alike.
- 26th December, 2013
Make sure your scaffolding is erected correctly to ensure you finish the job efficiently and safely.
- 21st June, 2012
Follow these guidelines to help make your workplace is an accident free zone.
- 23rd June, 2012
If your unsure about putting up scaffolding correctly and safely you may consider using the services of a scaffolding erector.
- 13th December, 2013
Whether your a builder, tradesman or DIY enthusiast scaffolding towers provide a safe platform to work at height.
- 13th December, 2013
In this article we look at a number of considerations you'll need to take onboard before purchasing scaffolding.
- 11th January, 2013
It's always a good idea to find out what services you can expect from scaffolding companies before hiring.
- 14th December, 2013
A look at what factors to consider when buying scaffolding.
- 20th June, 2012
It's worth taking the time to choose a good scaffolding supplier thus ensuring you get high quality product at the best possible price.
- 16th December, 2013