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What is Ring-Loc Scaffolding?

Shoring Scaffolding | September 30, 2021

Scaffolding systems are a common sight on construction sites and industrial projects for a reason. Their aerial access capabilities and proven track record make them a great choice for most…

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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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What is a Scaffold Ratchet?

Scaffolding Tools | April 29, 2021

When a scaffold system is being set up or taken down, all personnel involved will likely be using tools known as scaffold ratchets. These tools are a variation of scaffold…

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Great New Location in Port Coquitlam

Company News | April 23, 2021

We have been busy here at United Scaffold! We are pleased to announce that we just moved into a great new location in Port Coquitlam, BC. This new location will…

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Why Onsite Safety Training is Important

Workplace Safety | January 28, 2021

Whether you have a temporary jobsite or a permanent facility that your team works in, it is a great idea to get onsite safety training. Safety training can keep your…

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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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