Plans To Build Scaffolding

Plans To Build Scaffolding

A good scaffolding design should provide a way for workers to climb from platform to platform with ease.

The purpose of using scaffolding bars is to create a safe working platform fro the workforce to build from.

DIY scaffolding systems are generally quite easy and straightforward to erect when the instructions are properly followed.

Independent scaffolding is a supported scaffold consisting of a platform(s) resting on cross beams (bearers) supported by ledgers and a double row of uprights independent of support.

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'.

Light duty scaffolding is ideal for quick erection requirements. Well known for its strength it is also light weight and can be shifted form location to location with ease.

When you buy scaffolding, each system should have detailed plans for the safe erection and use of the scaffolding.

Scaffolding companies are beginning to use light prefabricated equipment to make a job less labour intensive.

One of the most overlooked scaffolding components is scaffolding tube.

Bamboo scaffolding is very popular in Hong Kong. Surprisingly, buildings up to fifty stories in height can be seen covered in a complex structure of bamboo scaffolding.

Scaffolding Articles

Cheap Scaffolding
Questions to Ask When Looking for Cheap Scaffolding

What to ask to ensure you get the best quality scaffolding product at the cheapest possible price.

  • 4th January, 2013
How to Erect Scaffolding

Make sure your scaffolding is erected correctly to ensure you finish the job efficiently and safely.

  • 21st June, 2012
Scaffolding For Sale
Scaffolding for Sale - Purchasing Advice

In this article we look at a number of considerations you'll need to take onboard before purchasing scaffolding.

  • 11th January, 2013
Rolling Scaffolding
The Lowdown on Rolling Scaffolding

Rolling scaffolding is a highly versatile mobile working platform popular with tradesman and DIY enthusiasts alike.

  • 26th December, 2013
Hiring Scaffolding
Cutting the Costs by Hiring Scaffolding

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
Scaffolding Inspection
What is Covered by a Scaffolding Inspection?

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
Scaffolding Boards
A Guide to Scaffolding Boards

A general guide to the use of scaffold boards including maintenance and safety tips.

  • 17th August, 2012
Scaffolding Health and Safety

Follow these guidelines to help make your workplace is an accident free zone.

  • 23rd June, 2012
Buying Scaffolding

A look at what factors to consider when buying scaffolding.

  • 20th June, 2012
Taking Scaffolding Courses

Find out how you can benefit from taking a scaffolding course.

  • 20th June, 2012