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Hazards & The Control Measures For Safe Use Of Mobile Tower Scaffolds

Hazards & The Control Measures For Safe Use Of Mobile Tower Scaffolds

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Mobile tower scaffolds are often used for painting and maintenance jobs both inside and outside buildings. They are light-duty scaffolds and their use should be restricted to light work....
Factors That Might Cause The Collapse Of An Independent Tied Scaffold

Factors That Might Cause The Collapse Of An Independent Tied Scaffold

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A scaffold is any temporary, elevated work platform and its supporting structure used for holding people, materials, or both. Scaffolding is used in new construction, renovation, maintenance and repairs. OSHA...
In Respect Of Scaffolding, The Difference Between Tying And Bracing

In Respect Of Scaffolding, The Difference Between Tying And Bracing

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There is a number of ways in which the scaffold can be tied to the building to prevent movement: Anchor bolts – where one end of a metal bolt is...
Difference Between Standard, Ledgers And Transoms

In Respect Of Scaffolding, The Difference Between Standard, Ledgers And Transoms

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Independent Tied Scaffolds Scaffolding is made up of the following basic components: Standards – uprights or vertical tubes used to support the load to the ground. Ledgers – horizontal tubes tying the...
2 Construction Workers Rescued While Dangling 6 Stories High After Scaffolding Failed

2 Construction Workers Rescued While Dangling 6 Stories High After Scaffolding Failed

For the third time in a year, construction workers have had to be rescued while dangling mid-air by fire rescue teams in Southern Florida. Last year, there were two incidents...
The Worker Working On Scaffolding Without Any Fall Protection

Worker Working On Scaffolding Without Any Fall Protection

More than half of scaffold accidents in construction are falls, and even a number of these caused fatalities. The statistics only highlights further the value of safely using scaffolding. Here...
How a Safety Harness Saved a Life Of Scaffolder

Check How a Safety Harness Saved a Life Of Scaffolder

Why is fall protection important? Falls are among the most common causes of serious work related injuries and deaths. Employers must set up the work place to prevent employees from...
Scaffolding Falling Off Building in Downtown Portland, Oregon

Scaffolding Falling Off Building in Downtown Portland, Oregon

A powerful storm downed trees, power lines and toppled construction scaffolding in downtown Portland on Sunday, March 15. High winds knocked out power for 45,000 people across the the...
Mobile Scaffolding Accident Due to Unintended Movement

Mobile Scaffolding Accident Due to Unintended Movement

When you plan a scaffolding rental for an upcoming construction project, you will want to make sure that your workers are properly trained and educated on the basics of...
Mistakes to Avoid When Working On Scaffolding

Mistakes to Avoid When Working On Scaffolding

When you plan a scaffolding rental for an upcoming construction project, you will want to make sure that your workers are properly trained and educated on the basics of...

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