Plans To Build Scaffolding
Make sure that all scaffolding bars, tools, and materials are at least 10 feet away from energized power lines and that the power lines are also protected.
It's essential that all upright scaffolding poles are positioned no more than six feet apart.
System scaffolding or modular scaffolding is used industrial settings and is renowned for it's of its ease of installation, versatility and strength.
Scaffolding costs will be greatly reduced if you use self-build aluminum towers that will clip themselves together.
Make sure all planks and walk boards are at least 36 inches below the highest point of any portable scaffolding.
There are a number of scaffolding types available. Therefore it's always advisable to familiarize yourself with the hazards associated with the scaffold type you're using.
When using portable scaffolding, safety and general regulations must be adhered to in order to avoid injury to anyone using it.
Most scaffolding bars, particularly in North America, are usually connected with metal 'Clams' (clamps) which offer a versatile and effective method for the erection of scaffolding.
Any safety feature that can be applied to a scaffolding plank will add to its value.
Scaffolding bars may easily become destabilized, when they have not been assembled properly.
Find out why using secondhand scaffolding can help make savings on your construction project.
- 3rd August, 2012
Whether your a builder, tradesman or DIY enthusiast scaffolding towers provide a safe platform to work at height.
- 13th December, 2013
A general guide to the use of scaffold boards including maintenance and safety tips.
- 17th August, 2012
It's always a good idea to find out what services you can expect from scaffolding companies before hiring.
- 14th December, 2013
In this article we look at a number of considerations you'll need to take onboard before purchasing scaffolding.
- 11th January, 2013
Discover how scaffolding training can be a plus for employees and employers who work with scaffolding.
- 18th June, 2012
Aluminum is strong, durable and lightweight making it an ideal material for scaffolding.
- 18th September, 2012
What to keep in mind when looking for a job in scaffolding.
- 23rd June, 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 ask to ensure you get the best quality scaffolding product at the cheapest possible price.
- 4th January, 2013