Top Hazards When Working at Height

Over the past few decades many improvements have occurred to practices, equipment and health and safety to keep workers safe.  Working at height still remains one of the most dangerous aspects of construction, and still takes lives each year.  Despite utilising safety tools such as scaffolding towers, this is not a guarantee; it’s important not […]

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How to Check Scaffolding for Safety

The law states that scaffolding should be inspected before and after installation by a competent person. Although the purpose of scaffolding is for safety, it is never a complete guarantee, unfortunately accidents still happen. You can be vigilant yourself by knowing what to look out for, such as signs of improper erection or inadequate components. […]

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Choosing a Commercial Scaffolding Company in Kent

There are thousands of scaffolding companies in the UK; but not every commercial scaffolding company is equal.  Many have different approaches to safety, procedure and design.  Despite the fact that they’re designed for safety, scaffolding structures still have accidents which is why it is essential to find a company you can trust. When looking for […]

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Scaffolding Safety in Folkestone

The whole point of scaffolding is to ensure you, or contractors you hire are safe.  On the whole, scaffolding is considered a robust solution for workmen or women to perform maintenance tasks such as painting, masonry repairs, fixes to roofs, chimney work and so on. The work at height regulations (2005) state that scaffolding should […]

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