Scaffolding Solutions for Different Types of Masonry

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Scaffolding is essential for many building and construction projects. It provides support and stability to the platforms that employees use to move in and around the structures on which they are working, ensuring they can perform the work safely. The design and construction of scaffolding can vary from application to application. For example, in masonry […]

Types of Scaffolding Planks

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Scaffolds play a vital role in the building and construction industry; by providing support and stability to access and working platforms, the temporary structures ensure employees can perform their work safely. One of the key components of scaffolds is scaffolding planks. These pieces of material—also sometimes referred to as scaffold boards or walkboards—provide the surface […]

All About Scaffold Boards

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In the building and construction industry, scaffold boards—also referred to as walkboards or scaffold planks, scaffold wood, and scaffolding wood (when made from wood)—are materials used along scaffolding structures to facilitate safe working conditions at height. Typically, these boards are made from treated and finished wood, such as southern yellow pine or spruce, which then […]

A Guide to OSHA’s Scaffolding Safety Guidelines

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In the construction industry, scaffolding plays a critical role in many worksites. The structures help establish safe working conditions for employees operating at elevated heights by offering support and stability to access and working platforms. However, aboveground operations also inherently carry a heightened risk of worker injury from falls and falling objects. In 2003 and […]

6 Types of Scaffolding Used in Construction

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Scaffolding is a temporary, and sometimes moveable, fabrication used by workers throughout the construction industry and associated trades. Often referred to as staging, the platforms are typically constructed of wooden planks and metal poles used to raise and support machinery, materials, and workers.  Once consisting primarily of wood construction, modern construction scaffolding utilizes several materials, […]