73% of construction workers injured in scaffolding accidents alleged that the scaffolding accident was caused by faulty planking of from being hit bay a falling object.
Because scaffolding is such an integral component to most major construction jobs, scaffolding costs are becoming much more competitive.
One of the most overlooked scaffolding components is scaffolding tube.
Scaffolding tube is readily available and will allow regular scaffolding fittings to be used when building a framework.
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.
Before portable scaffolding is used, all the wheels will need to be locked and rigid which will keep the portable scaffolding stable for climbing.
The scaffolding regulations are designed to protect the public as well as providing safety to workers.
Not only is it important to purchase or rent the correct type of scaffolding to insure that the job is done correctly, but also to maintain the safety of the construction workers employed on the job.
It is estimated that 65% of those employed in the construction industry frequently work on scaffolds.
Always take the time to familiarize yourself with the scaffolding regulations.
In this article we look at a number of considerations you'll need to take onboard before purchasing scaffolding.
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