Window Washer Scaffold
Hanging bracket scaffolds should be designed by an engineer and include load testing and other safety measures.
Any company found to be in violation of scaffolding regulations is likely to be issued with a fine by OSHA.
Do not buy scaffolding with mixed parts from different manufacturers.
It is important that when you buy scaffolding, it is sensible to buy extra pieces as replacement parts.
To erect scaffolding, a scaffolding company must first apply for an appropriate permit.
There are training courses available on the erection of scaffolding, and many safety rules and regulations to be adhered to. In most countries, there will be random checks conducted on the scaffolding on industrial construction sites to ensure that they meet all their safety regulation requirements.
Soleplates are used at the base of the upright scaffolding poles to help distribute weight and minimize damage to the surface.
It's also essential that anyone who will work on a scaffold over 12 feet take prior training and hold a competency certificate.
On any major project, scaffolding costs will be a primary expense and you will need to consider whether your scaffolding costs might be reduced if you hire in.
The most common reported scaffolding accidents include employees slipping or being hit by falling objects.
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