Window Washer Scaffold
To erect scaffolding on or over a public highway, you'll need to be issued with a license from your local Highway Authority.
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.
Falling object and unsure ground are amongst the main cause of accidents when erecting and using DIY scaffolding.
Always ensure that DIY scaffold is properly secured, with outriggers as necessary, before use.
Be very careful that it is in good condition if you buy scaffolding that is cheap.
Even the Romans used scaffolding in their construction projects!
Buying standard scaffolding will be easier to stack and store but requires manual assembly with specialist knowledge.
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.
Anyone planning to use portable scaffolding should be trained by a properly qualified person.
Low prices from a scaffold company might mean that you will not get the service or safety that you require. This isn't always the case, but make sure that you research your scaffold company carefully.
Scaffolding is a vital requirement for any construction project. Unfortunately, scaffolding is not cheap! Find out more about the the ins and outs of hiring your own scaffolding, which of course, is the less costly option.
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