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a scaffolding checklist

What Info Do I Need for a Scaffolding Checklist?  

We recently wrote a blog for you all about your scaffolding rights when planning an extension. This proved quite a conversation starter (!) and raised comments about neighbourly disputes which had been caused by people not fully understanding the correct scaffolding rules. The importance of following scaffolding regulations can never be underestimated which is why …

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How to Ensure Pedestrian Safety for Construction Projects

Whenever you’re building, renovating, repairing, or demolishing a structure in a public space, you have to take appropriate measures to protect passersby from falling debris and objects. Sometimes that means temporarily eliminating public access (by closing the pavement for example), but most often it calls for erecting scaffolding with extra features in place to ensure …

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scaffolding inspections

Everything You Need to Know About Scaffolding Inspections

Scaffolding Inspections (and What You Need to Know About Them) Under the Work at Height Regulations act 2005, all scaffolding must be inspected by law to ensure its safety. Any equipment exposed to conditions that may cause it to deteriorate should be inspected. This falls under the responsibility of the scaffold users/those hiring the scaffolding …

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frequently asked scaffolding questions

The Hazards of Working from Height (and How to Mitigate the Risk)

Working from height is a hazardous activity which causes an average of 35 fatalities per year in the UK and accounts for 28% of all workplace accidents. Whether mending a roof, painting a high wall, or building a house, using properly installed scaffolding can increase the safety of the height task you are carrying out. …

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Post-Lockdown Scaffolding; How Does it Affect You?

After the recent global outbreak of Covid-19, the latest governmental provisions require that continuation of any sort of construction work can only be authorised when adequate safety conditions are adopted to keep workers protected. Like many others in the construction industry, here at 7 Bays Scaffolding we are working hard to keep everyone safe in …

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SSIP certified scaffolder in cornwall

A Newly SSIP-Certified Scaffolder in Cornwall

We are delighted to announce that we have recently achieved SSIP accreditation (from the leading registered member scheme SMAS Worksafe) and are proud to be operating as a fully SSIP-certified scaffolder in Cornwall! SSIP stands for ‘Safety Schemes in Procurement’, and it means that we have an appropriate health and safety management system that meets …

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