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Private Residential Scaffolding in Staffordshire

Private Residential Scaffolding in Staffordshire

By on Apr 9, 2019 in Blog |

Scaffolding in Staffordshire from Network Scaffold is a must if you’re considering extending or improving the look of your home. Using scaffolding is common sense for jobs that require working at height but as an experienced contractor, we can advise on all of the appropriate equipment you’ll need. Attention to Detail with Scaffolding in Staffordshire Scaffolding for residential properties typically follows a standard structure with your supporting scaffold built from the base up to the set design. Using our years of knowledge we will construct your scaffold to a bespoke design which will ensure the structure is strong, rigid and stable ready for use. We are often asked if you will need a licence for putting up scaffolding around your property; the answer is no but if it goes outside of your property such as on the pavement or road outside you will need to obtain a licence from your local council. It’s your responsibility to make sure you have the appropriate paperwork when applying for a license and schedule work at quieter times of the day, or you will need to request a highway close from the council. When it comes to health and safety you will need to adhere to the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015 which says the person who requested the work is responsible for the safety of everyone on the site plus anyone who may be affected by the work e.g. the general public. Once you’ve hired your scaffolding there are three times you must check it: Before the scaffolding is used Every seven days when erected Following alterations, damage or extreme weather conditions Leading Scaffolding in Staffordshire Providers Network Scaffold Services is the leading service led providers of scaffolding in Staffordshire for all kinds of domestic and commercial projects. If you would like to find out more about our scaffold equipment, including alloy towers, please contact us with all of your...

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Using Alloy Towers Safely with Network Scaffold

Using Alloy Towers Safely with Network Scaffold

By on Mar 13, 2019 in Blog |

Our specialist team at Network Scaffold who deal with alloy towers have sufficient training in accordance with the Working at Height (2005) Regulations. Our years of experience and knowledge of scaffolding enables them to – Carry out their duties at the level of responsibility allocated to them Understand any potential hazards related to the work (or equipment) under consideration Detect any technical defects or omissions that work (or equipment), recognise any implications for health and safety caused by those defects or omissions, and be able to specify remedial to mitigate those implications Alloy towers from Network Scaffold are one of the ways you can prevent a fall when working at height! Working with Alloy Towers! Once your scaffold alloy towers are assembled stay safe by following these essential tips – Adopt a three-point grip when climbing scaffolding; this can be two feet and one hand or two hands and one foot Use strong and sturdy safety boots ensures better footing on scaffolding Always wear a safety helmet when using a scaffold tower Invest in a tool tray to keep your tools within arm’s reach but away from your feet British weather can be unpredictable so we would recommend never using an alloy tower in high winds, if you have broken or misplaced any parts or if it has any incompatible components. Also never use a scaffold tower as a support for a ladder, trestles or any other access equipment. Assembling and dismantling allow towers can be potentially dangerous, which is the reasons our staff are fully trained and put health and safety at the forefront of any project we get involved in. Network Scaffold – Leading Providers of Alloy Towers Using our years of experience in the scaffolding industry our highly skilled operatives can provide alloy towers and all other types of scaffold erecting for domestic and commercial projects. From our base in Derby, we also service nearby areas such as Staffordshire, Nottingham, Loughborough and more. If you’d like to know more about hiring our range of alloy towers for your next project, please contact...

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