May 29, 2019

What is Good Housekeeping on a Construction Project?

Effective housekeeping can eliminate some workplace hazards and help get the job done safely and efficiently. Housekeeping is not just cleanliness. It includes keeping work areas neat and orderly; and it is ongoing not an occasional cleanup. Poor housekeeping can […]
May 29, 2019

Guide to Special Duty Scaffolds

Special duty scaffolds are those with a specific design load for that particular scaffold. Special duty scaffolds differ from other scaffold working platforms that are typically rated as medium, light, or heavy duty and have standardised minimum dimensions and a […]
May 29, 2019

Scaffolds for Demolition Work

At a bare minimum, special or heavy duty scaffold should be used during demolition for containing dislodged materials or providing a safe platform for working and edge protection. Factors that may affect the stability of a scaffold for demolition work […]
May 29, 2019

Guide To Trestle Scaffold

The trestle scaffold is a scaffold that’s assembled from prefabricated braces, trestles, and accessories. Trestle scaffolds such as A-frame; along with H-frame trestle scaffolds, are typically used by painters, plasterers, and bricklayers as well as general finishing and fit-out work. […]
May 29, 2019

Guide to Birdcage Scaffold

The birdcage scaffold is an independent scaffold that consists of more than 2 rows of standards in either direction that are connected by transoms and ledgers. It is primarily used for work that’s done on a single level such as […]