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Scaffolding Safety on Construction Sites

When you’re working on a construction site, safety is a big concern. This is particularly true when it comes to taller buildings where you need to incorporate scaffolding. Unfortunately, scaffolding accidents are on the rise, which means even more care needs to be taken when moving to higher levels. The majority of scaffolding accidents are…

Scaffolding Prices Directly Linked to Safety

The last thing you want to worry about when managing a building project is someone getting hurt. However, it happens all the time and in 2018, scaffolding accidents in the UK shot up by more than a quarter from the previous year. The sudden jump in accidents and injuries has caused a bit of a…

Scaffolding Load Types: Which Do You Need?

There are several types of scaffolding available to construction teams, but today we’re looking at the load type. You can have a light load scaffolding, medium load, or heavy load. What do those terms mean, exactly? How do they impact the cost and design of the scaffolding structure? Light Load Scaffolding Light duty scaffolding is…

How to Choose a Scaffolding Company

Whether you are working on your own home or managing a construction site, if you need scaffolding services, where do you go? A quick search online will turn up dozens of companies that are offering their services, so finding the right one is essential. The question is: How do you know you’re choosing the right…

The Information That You Need To Give Your Scaffolding Contractor

To ensure the smooth and efficient running of your scaffolding project, it is imperative that you give in-depth and relevant information to your scaffolding contractor. Here are the main points to consider when gathering this information. Project Type Scaffolding companies will need to know what type of project it is before agreeing to the job.…

Scaffolding Companies And The Environment: How To Become Greener

Over the past few decades, the world has been waking up to the injuries that our civilization has been inflicting on the health of our planet. Through scientific evidence, government policies and greater awareness, people and businesses are making changes that can hopefully offset the worst of the damage – and the construction industry is…

How To Stay Safe When Scaffolding In Winter

Scaffolding is a job that always brings with it a number of health and safety dangers which must be minimised. Winter, however, is a season where you need to take additional care as there are a number of different weather-related factors that can increase scaffolding working hazards. The Additional Risks To Consider Poor weather Bad…

Five Of 2019’s Biggest Construction Projects

There are countless construction sites across the world where buildings and infrastructure like houses, dams, office blocks, roads and railways are being built. Here are five of the largest ones currently being built! 1. The Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge Spanning China’s Pearl River Delta, the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge is set to be the world’s longest bridge…

Why You Should Choose an Experienced Scaffolding Services Company

Scaffolding is an essential component when it comes to the construction, repair and maintenance of buildings; covering everything from a residential house to a multi-storey office block. Scaffolding allows construction workers to work safely and easily at great height, so it’s essential that the scaffolding structure itself is sturdy and secure. If you’re in need…

A Day in the Life of a Scaffolder

The site of scaffolding is a familiar one if you live in a busy city; with projects ranging from small house renovations to erecting tall skyscrapers or a new block of flats. Scaffolding is a temporary structure used to support construction workers and their materials while they work at height; mostly repairing or building structures…