5 Safety Tips When Working with Scaffolding

Don’t sacrifice safety and efficiency for speed; use these five tips from ADTO Group to keep workers safe when working with scaffolding

Fall prevention is one of the biggest buzz words of construction safety. Fall prevention permeates so many different areas of construction, including scaffolding use and safety. ADTO Group,¬†a global supplier of scaffolding, shoring frame & formwork, recently get a list of five scaffolding safety tips designed to help contractors “stay proactive about scaffolding safety”.
scaffolding dismantle

kwikstage scaffold used in Australian construction sites

Tip 1: Slow down or consider efficiency building alternatives

While the pace at which construction work gets finished is often important to projects and budgets, it can also influence careless and costly mistakes, including gaps in safety on the jobsite. By focusing on greater efficiency, safety does not have to be comprised

Tip 2: Keep your workplace organized

Avoid slip, trip and fall hazards by keeping the worksite organized. When working with scaffolding, keeping tools organized can reduce the risk of tools falling from scaffolding. It can also make moving around on the scaffolding safer for workers.

Tip 3: Identify Hazards

This should be done before work starts and while work is being done. Identify possible hazards and solutions prior to the start of work. Working near power lines? Keep scaffolding far enough away to prevent electrocution risks. Will the scaffolding need to be moved during the project? Form a game plan before each erection.

Tip 4: Proper training

As with all aspects of a construction jobsite, make sure your workers are trained and up to date with OSHA requirements.  Training in the setup and construction of scaffolding can ensure a solid work space for overhead workers and guarantee a rig that will not inadvertently collapse from instability.

Tip 5: Review the site

In addition to identifying hazards, continue to review the worksite throughout the construction project to identify any new hazards that might arise during construction. Keeping an eye out for possible hazards can help eliminate them from happening. As work continues on, workers will become more comfortable on the job. This can cause some to inadvertently (or blatantly) neglect safety.

Great Event – 122nd Canton Fair

As all we know, the Autumn Canton Fair is held in every October.

ADTO, as the lead supplier of scaffolding & formwork in China, has been presented itself

brand image in the fair from Oct 15th – 19th

Products: scaffolding, formwork,tube, steel structure, aluminum ladder, PPGL,

around 200 kinds of construction materials on show

Area: 72.0 s.q.m

Voucher delivered: 500pcs(USD 260,000 in total)

Customer recept: 1400 batch

Contract signed on site:  21, total contract value around USD 2.0 million