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Summer Scaffolding Hazards

Scaffold Safety | August 31, 2021

Scaffolding hazards never disappear, they just transform as the work environment changes. Though it is easy to assume that dry and predictable weather is easier to work in than cold…

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How Scaffolding Systems are Affected by Weather

Scaffold Safety | July 29, 2021

Scaffolding systems are an efficient and effective method of accessing difficult areas for construction in elevated areas or on the side of a building. Though scaffolding systems are safe and…

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The Importance of a Scaffold Safety Plan

When it comes to access scaffolding and shoring scaffolding, many potential safety risks must be addressed before operating on them. Falling tools, falls from heights, collapsing bars, and electrocution from…

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Common Hazards When Working on Scaffolding

Scaffolding is a staple for many commercial and residential job sites that require consistent aerial access. Though access scaffolding is necessary for most projects, there are several hazards and safety…

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Scaffolding Rules and Regulations

Scaffold Safety, Scaffolding | December 17, 2020

If you are planning on renting scaffolding on your next jobsite, it is important to be aware of some of the different types of scaffolding rules and regulations to ensure…

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Does Scaffolding Need to be Attached to the Building?

Access Scaffolding, Scaffold Safety | November 26, 2020

Scaffolding is one of the most useful ways to access jobs at heights; however, if set up or used improperly, it can be a major safety hazard. Whether you are…

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How do You Identify the Safe Load Rating for a Scaffold Platform?

Access Scaffolding, Scaffold Safety | October 22, 2020

If you work on a jobsite where scaffolding is present or if you have rented scaffolding for a home project, it is incredibly important to know how to identify the…

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Where to Buy Scaffolding Safety Supplies

Hard hats are not just for construction work. Regardless of the application that you are using scaffolding for, it is important to always use the proper safety equipment. If you…

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When Should You Use Scaffolding?

With the proper setup and safety procedures, scaffolding can be an incredibly useful and safe way to accomplish a job. At United Scaffold Supply, we know that there are many…

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Common Scaffolding Safety Procedures

Whether it is being used privately or commercially, scaffolding should always be used with safety as the top priority. Regardless of height, location, or purpose, scaffolding can cause terrible injury…

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