Plans To Build Scaffolding

Plans To Build Scaffolding

Vertical scaffolding tubes must be supported on proprietary base plates to ensure the safety of the scaffolding.

If the scaffold is 4 times as high as its base is wide, outriggers should be installed to increase the scaffold's width.

It is crucial that proper inspection of scaffolding bars is carried out before and after their erection.

Bamboo scaffolding is quick to erect and can be easily fitted within tight working spaces.

It's also essential that anyone who will work on a scaffold over 12 feet take prior training and hold a competency certificate.

When using portable scaffolding, safety and general regulations must be adhered to in order to avoid injury to anyone using it.

A mobile scaffold is a type of freestanding independent scaffold. It is mounted on castors or wheels that swivel and allow the scaffold to be easily moved from location to location.

The purpose of construction scaffolding is to provide a safe working platform to help builders in the construction of buildings.

Jobs such as removing or installing guttering, installing replacement windows, painting or demolition work should usually be carried out from independent scaffolding or mobile access equipment.

By the use of mobile scaffolding a reduced physical stress and larger working area can be gained.

Scaffolding Articles

Scaffolding Erectors
Scaffolding Erectors and the Services They Provide

If your unsure about putting up scaffolding correctly and safely you may consider using the services of a scaffolding erector.

  • 13th December, 2013
Aluminum Scaffolding
How Aluminum Scaffolding is Used in Construction

Aluminum is strong, durable and lightweight making it an ideal material for scaffolding.

  • 18th September, 2012
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
Scaffolding Regulations
Scaffolding Regulations

Not only are scaffolding regulations important to follow they are also a legal requirement.

  • 26th October, 2012
Scaffolding Towers
A Guide to Scaffolding Towers

Whether your a builder, tradesman or DIY enthusiast scaffolding towers provide a safe platform to work at height.

  • 13th December, 2013
How to Erect Scaffolding

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

  • 21st June, 2012
Construction Scaffolding

The lowdown on how scaffolding is used in the construction industry.

  • 20th June, 2012
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
Buying Scaffolding

A look at what factors to consider when buying scaffolding.

  • 20th June, 2012
Jobs in Scaffolding

What to keep in mind when looking for a job in scaffolding.

  • 23rd June, 2012