Window Washer Scaffold
Be aware that scaffolding firms may be able to hire scaffolding poles out to you at very low cost.
A scaffolding framework is usually made from a series of metal poles and wooden planks which act as working platforms.
Carefully inspect all scaffolding boards for damage and wear when you buy scaffolding second hand.
When you buy scaffolding for indoor working, the scaffolding will come with locking wheels which make moving it around easier.
The putlog scaffold has standards or uprights along its outer edges, but its inner side is supported by the structure or building itself. Putlogs have flattened ends that are placed between courses of brickwork in the building or edifice to add support.
Bamboo scaffolding has amazing flexibility.
Recently there has been an increase in the use of the strong lightweight laminated veneer scaffolding plank.
Even the Romans used scaffolding in their construction projects!
In some Asian countries, scaffolding tubes made of bamboo have been used, and are still used to construct high rise buildings.
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.
A general guide to the use of scaffold boards including maintenance and safety tips.
- 17th August, 2012
Not only are scaffolding regulations important to follow they are also a legal requirement.
- 26th October, 2012
Before scaffolding can be used an inspection must be carried out by a qualified inspector. So what exactly is covered during an inspection?
- 10th October, 2013
What to keep in mind when looking for a job in scaffolding.
- 23rd June, 2012
Discover how scaffolding training can be a plus for employees and employers who work with scaffolding.
- 18th June, 2012
A look at what factors to consider when buying scaffolding.
- 20th June, 2012
The lowdown on how scaffolding is used in the construction industry.
- 20th June, 2012
Whether your a builder, tradesman or DIY enthusiast scaffolding towers provide a safe platform to work at height.
- 13th December, 2013
What to ask to ensure you get the best quality scaffolding product at the cheapest possible price.
- 4th January, 2013
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.
- 16th April, 2013