I love teaching the next generation of scaffolders how to do the trade, but I see a lot of people out there just going through the motions. This means only the most dedicated, enthusiastic of scaffold student can succeeded in the industry.
I’m not naturally the best teacher…so I took to the internet in search of advice like we all do and come across a pretty awesome article that breaks down some of the most importatn things to keep in mind when trying to teach a student the art of scaffolding.
This article breaks down the 6 most important things to keep in mind when teaching scaffolding:
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If you’re looking to hire a scaffolding company for the first time you are going to face a lot of issues. It’s not as simple as hiring other contractors as there are more factors to take into account.
Little things like knowing the amount of scaffolding you need can make a huge difference in what sort of quotes you are going to get from the companies you approach.
But that’s not all…
There’s a lot of factors you need to take into consideration, so here is a detailed article that goes into the 4 main things to look out for when hiring a scaffolding company:
Scaffolding is a lot of fun for people who love the industry as much as I do, but that doesn’t mean safety shouldn’t be the number one priority.
It’s all about training, inspections and competence.
Here’s a great article that goes into it in detail: https://www.constructconnect.com/blog/construction-safety/the-dos-donts-of-scaffold-safety-in-construction/
Here is a great video explaining the basics of scaffolding. If you are considering a career in scaffolding or simply want to know what it is scaffolders do – this is a great place to start.
I seriously recommend checking out this video for a good oversight into scaffolding