All independent scaffolding should be designed, erected, altered and dismantled by competent people, with all independent scaffolding work under the supervision of a 'competent person'.
Whether you are a scaffolding rental company or you're a laborer responsible for renting scaffolding for job sites, it's imperative that you purchase comprehensive insurance packages.
When working on high rise buildings you can economize on the scaffolding cost by the repeated use of scaffolding.
When erecting DIY scaffolding, it should be erected on firm, level ground.
Due to lack of storage space smaller scaffolding companies will often leave their scaffolding up until it can be moved to the next job.
The scaffolding framework is joined together by the use of scaffolding clamps.
By the use of mobile scaffolding a reduced physical stress and larger working area can be gained.
To erect scaffolding on or over a public highway, you'll need to be issued with a license from your local Highway Authority.
Vertical scaffolding tubes must be supported on proprietary base plates to ensure the safety of the scaffolding.
If you are planning to erect scaffolding and feel that it might cause an obstruction it may be a good idea to contact a local scaffolding company for advice.
It's always a good idea to find out what services you can expect from scaffolding companies before hiring.
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- 3rd August, 2012
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