When it comes to constructing commercial buildings, getting access to high-rise sites can be challenging. With the help of scaffolding, it becomes easier to work from great heights.
There are many reasons why scaffolding is important in the construction industry. Here, we talk about five reasons why it’s necessary to invest in well designed scaffolding for your commercial construction project:
Safety is one of the benefits that scaffolding offers. Everyone wants to be safe wherever they work. Working in construction comes with a number of safety risks. Ladders are often not sufficient enough for working on a construction project, particularly on a large scale.
Working from a height can be dangerous and scaffolding barriers such as netting and fencing can protect builders from falling. They can also catch any loose waste falling from upper levels of the construction, helping to keep the working environment as safe as possible.
Scaffolding also provides workers with safe access to parts of the building they are working on. Constructing high-rise buildings means limited access from which to work and scaffolding allows workers to reach the areas they might struggle to access otherwise. Scaffolding can be constructed at a height in wood, fibre glass, or metal. Working at a height makes it much more flexible for construction workers to get the work done. Scaffolding is easy to construct and doesn’t obstruct road access, as it can be put around the perimeter of the buildings whilst still allowing access for pedestrians on the pavements beneath it.
Scaffolding not only allows workers to reach taller heights, it also provides a better position to work on walls, ceilings, outdoor spaces and windows. Scaffolding offers a sturdy, solid structure, so there are less risks than there would be with a ladder for example.
Working on a safe platform gives construction workers the peace of mind of safety in which to carry out their duties. This improves the efficiency of the work being completed as they can be easily made, manoeuvred and shaped to the size of the building.
D.H Scaffold Service Limited: Superior Scaffold Design services in Sheffield
Do you require specialist scaffolding for your next construction project?
At D.H Scaffold services limited, we work for a number of clients from civil engineering contractors to architects. We’re able to provide you with specially designed scaffolding packages to suit your needs. We also conduct design risk assessments, design drawings and calculations and complex frame analysis to ensure that the scaffolding you choose complies with the needs of the project workers.
Contact us today for a design request.