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Scaffolding Checklist from Network Scaffold Services

Scaffolding Checklist from Network Scaffold Services

By on Jan 10, 2019 in Blog |

Network Scaffold Services is one of the Midlands leading suppliers of scaffolding solutions for commercial, industrial and domestic buildings. As a result of our success, we’ve written a guide and checklist to scaffold design, erecting, dismantling and site surveillance. When working at heights it is imperative that the contractor you’ve chosen for your scaffolding is trained and aware of the latest regulations. Network Scaffold have always strived for continuous improvement and education of our health and safety policies. Us striving to better, allows us to deliver bespoke and safe scaffolding solutions. Our Scaffolding Process Scaffolding should be a bespoke service as no two projects are the same! At the start of the planning process, we’ll need information about your site to determine the most adequate scaffold materials in regard to length, strength, and stability when erected, dismantled and in use. The information we’ll take includes. Location Length of time the scaffolding will be in use. Intended use Height and length required How many scaffolders will be needed for the job? Access needed Any restriction or requirements needed to be taken into consideration (pedestrian walkways as an example) Surface and ground condition Building information (grading and structure) Any permission that might affect the work. As scaffolding is one of the UK’s most dangerous professions it must be erected, dismantled and operated in a safe manner. Our guidelines and policies are in place to ensure this and all member of our team is fully aware f our policies, or hey will not work on your site. As a result of our safe working conditions, we’re recognised by a number of respected third-party organisations including the Scaffolding Association and Worksafe Contractor. Get in Touch for Scaffolding from Network Scaffold So, if you’d like to know more about our services and the areas, we operate in, speak to a member of our team today. We’re happy to discuss your project in full and provide you with a no-obligation quote. Our goal is to provide services that meet your requirements and operate to maximum...

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Your Guide to Scaffold Erecting

Your Guide to Scaffold Erecting

By on Dec 24, 2018 in Blog |

Scaffold erecting and dismantling is a high-risk activity, not just to those carrying out the work but also other workers on the site and the general public. Here we will look at some of the considerations you need to make when using scaffolding on your project, no matter how big or small. Protecting the Public from Scaffold Erecting The following steps from Network Scaffold will ensure members of the public are safe whilst your project is ongoing. Obtaining a temporary pavement or street closure Operating during quieter hours, such as mornings, evenings and weekends Incorporate fans, crash decks and ‘tunnels’ as early as possible into your scaffold Put up barriers and signs to divert the public away from your site Store scaffolding clips and other loose materials safely on the scaffold Don’t raise or lower materials over members of the public or other site workers Scaffold Erecting that Prevents Falls Network Scaffold follows strict working at height regulations to keep on-site workers safe. When lifting or lowering materials, all scaffolders must be clipped on or working within a handing platform that is fully boarded, with double guard rails and toe boards For scaffold erecting and dismantling, a minimum 3 board working platform with a single guardrail is provided Safety harnesses are worn at all times, fitted with 1.75m length lanyard and a 55m opening scaffold hook A safe ladder is incorporated into all scaffold erecting operations Scaffolders should not be going up and down scaffolds without proper ladder access and safe working platforms on each lift worked on Contact the Scaffold Erecting Experts Today Network Scaffold have years of experience providing scaffold erecting services from our base in Derby, all across the Midlands, including Staffordshire, Loughborough, Tamworth and Nottingham. Get in touch with our friendly team to receive your no-obligation quote for scaffolding on your next...

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Using Access Scaffolding in Derbyshire Safely

Using Access Scaffolding in Derbyshire Safely

By on Dec 16, 2018 in Blog |

When using access scaffolding in Derbyshire it’s important to make sure you are following building regulations. Government rules state if there’s a risk to the public, you should schedule scaffolding work for quiet times or get a highway closure from your local council. Network Scaffold are committed to checking the following, to ensure the scaffolding is safe: Before scaffolding is used Every 7 days whilst erected After alterations, damage or extreme weather conditions Access scaffolding in Derbyshire committed to Health and Safety Our team of specialists in access scaffolding in Derbyshire are committed to providing a reliable but also safe service to our customers. Health and safety is one of our primary goals for every project we undertake, with all of our business conducted to the following principals: Comply with all applicable laws and regulations Follow a concept of continuous improvement and make the best use of its management resources in all matters of Health & Safety. Communicate its objectives and its performance against these objectives throughout the organisation and to interested parties. Take due care to ensure that activities are safe for employees, associates and subcontractors and others who come into contact with our work, including the general public. Work closely with our customers and suppliers to establish the highest Health & Safety standards. Adopt a forward-looking view on future business decisions that may have Health & Safety consequences. Train our staff in the needs and responsibilities of Health & Safety management Support all those who refuse to undertake work on the grounds of Health and Safety Get in touch with the Access Scaffolding in Derbyshire experts The Network Scaffold team have years of experience providing access scaffolding in Derbyshire and the surrounding areas. We have worked on various projects including new builds, roof maintenance and repair as well as shoring up unstable structures whilst property redevelopments take place. Contact us today to speak to one of our friendly team and you can get a free no obligation quote for your access scaffolding in...

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Scaffolding Solutions from Network Scaffolding

Scaffolding Solutions from Network Scaffolding

By on Dec 8, 2018 in Blog |

When looking for scaffolding solutions in Derbyshire and the surrounding areas; the only place to go is Network Scaffold. Here are just a few reasons why you should choose Network Scaffold for scaffolding solutions on your next project. 6 Scaffolding Solutions Experience – Our team have handled different construction sites over the years and bring an unmatched wealth of experience in both commercial and domestic projects. Safety first – It’s our job at Network Scaffold to keep everyone working on our sites, as well as the general public safe. We ensure that we comply with all the latest laws and regulations, with safe working conditions of paramount importance. Training – Network Scaffold are committed to providing the best service to our customers, which means our staff need to receive the latest training. We are also members of the governing body the Scaffolding Association as well as being accredited as a SMAS Worksafe Contractor and in Safety Schemes in Procurement. Scaffolding for all seasons – We don’t down tool during the colder months of the year, statistics will tell you having reliable scaffolding in unpredictable weather is a must; with Network Scaffold on hand to help. Budgeting for scaffolding solutions – Here at Network Scaffold we understand the need to work to a budget, but with our years of experience and knowledge, we will definitely find the scaffolding solutions for you. Remember the Heights – All scaffold towers clearly highlight their dimensions, which you can use to assess the working height you require. Our experienced team will help you to choose the right size height tower preventing workers overstretching or falling from a height. Get in Touch for your Scaffolding Solutions Network Scaffold provide the highest quality of scaffolding solutions from our base in Derby, right across the Midlands including Nottingham, Loughborough and Staffordshire. We also offer no obligation quotes for scaffolding solutions, so contact us today to talk to our friendly...

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Scaffolding in Derbyshire by the Midlands Experts

Scaffolding in Derbyshire by the Midlands Experts

By on Nov 13, 2018 in Blog |

Network Scaffold Services UK Ltd can help with any scaffolding in Derbyshire needs you may have. Operating out of Derby, our team of in-house scaffold designs provide cost-effective scaffolding solutions that are bespoke to the structure and project. We strive for a consistent service which is fast, reliable, individual and most importantly safe. Scaffolding services from Network Scaffold ensure all steps are taken to eliminate risks and hazards when working at heights. Safe, Reliable and Socially Responsible Scaffolding Our scaffold designers work with customers from domestic, commercial or industrial backgrounds and ensure all risk assessments are carried out, assessing every last detail no matter how small. It goes without saying that scaffolding is a dangerous industry to be in and we recognise this fact and the importance of being responsible on site. As a result, we are a long-standing member of the ‘Scaffolding Association’ and a recognised by the ‘Safety Schemes in Procurement’. Our team are constantly trained to latest legislation and standards. Health and safety are integral to our service. Whether you’re a project manager or home/ business owner our team will work with you through your project ensuring you’re always in constant contact. Our scaffold design team have all the necessary skills and creativity to provide ideal and practical solutions. Serving the Midlands with Scaffolding for over 20 Years Over the last 20 years, Network Scaffold Services have been providing comprehensive scaffolding throughout the Midlands. From day one we have been a service led company, never failing on our deadlines. Thanks to our highly qualified and experienced team. No matter the size of your project we have tailored solutions for you. If you require any of our scaffolding in Derbyshire services speak to one of our team today. For our full list of scaffolding in Derbyshire service see here. As well as strict to health and safety policy we also cast an eye on our operation impact on the environment. As a result, we promote recycling and waste management along with reducing emissions. Where we Provide our Service As the Midlands go to for scaffold services we work right across the area, including Staffordshire, Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire,  Tamworth and towns in between, so whether you’re looking for...

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Domestic and Commercial Scaffolding

Domestic and Commercial Scaffolding

By on Oct 25, 2018 in Blog |

You don’t get to be the number one scaffolding company in Derbyshire and the Midlands by offering one service for all approach. Here at Network Scaffold Services UK Ltd, we offer a completely bespoke service tailored to our client’s specific building type and requirements. Clients from across the Midlands have approached us for our services including access scaffold, scaffold erecting alloy towers and more to help them complete projects such as new roof installations, repairs, shoring, guttering and more. Scaffolding for All Projects For commercial scaffolding in the Midlands, look no further than Network Scaffold Services UK Ltd. We have numerous years’ experience within the scaffolding industry helping a variety of commercial property types. During our history, we’ve seen our reputation grow for providing clients with scaffolding systems which are structurally safe and provide the perfect platform for work up at heights. In addition to our commercial service, our other speciality is domestic scaffold solutions. For our domestic service, we pride ourselves on exceptional workmanship and reliable services. Our domestic scaffolders help you to complete a number of projects safely and efficiently, no matter how big or small. When we work onsite we make sure your home, family and those in the surrounding area are in a safe pair of hands. From extensions, roofing and guttering maintenance to loft conversions and shoring, we can provide a professional and safe scaffold solution at a competitive price. Get in Touch to Discuss your Scaffolding Project Here at Network Scaffold Services UK, we can cater for a variety of commercial and domestic scaffolding contracts. From new builds and refurbishments to installing new roofs and cladding, we guarantee to provide you with cost-effective and professional scaffold services throughout the Midlands (including Tamworth). If you’d like to know more about our service or would like to discuss your project with one of our professionals, please get in touch with our team...

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