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Temporary Safety Handrails and Staircases for Construction Sites

Temporary Safety Handrails and Staircases Cornwall Here at 7 Bays Scaffolding we regularly get asked to erect temporary edge protection, safety handrails and temporary staircases in Cornwall and beyond.  Our specifically designed safety systems are aimed at fall prevention and will bring your construction site into British standards of compliant safety practice so that everyone …

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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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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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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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