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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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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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Scaffolding: Biggest Risks and Common Faults Explained

When designed and installed correctly, scaffolding provides a secure stable work platform and is a safe form of access for people working at heights. However, if installed improperly by non-qualified and inexperienced scaffolders, scaffolding can be very dangerous indeed. The dangers of scaffolding are often ignored or overlooked because of how frequently it is used, …

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Scaffolding FAQs

Frequently Asked Scaffolding Questions You Always Wanted Answered… With over 20+ years experience between us, the 7 Bays Scaffolding team are fully trained, qualified scaffolders with heaps of experience in all aspects of domestic and commercial scaffolding services in Cornwall, regardless of the type, size and job specification. We get numerous enquiries from contractors, building …

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