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Fixing down all scaffold boards as a matter of course.

When utilizing framework sheets over 2.13 m right now it isn’t considered significant to fix them to the platform structure.

This is obviously on the grounds that they are steady and secure enough under their own load to not need fixing down.

Anyway I have run over various frequencies where 4m platform sheets have moved, either by wind inspire, or all the more alarmingly, by pedestrian activity across the sheets skipping them strange.

This causes perils on the platform, in certain examples work is ended overall framework until all the sheets are checked and re-situated.

Where sheets have moved there are likely outing and fall risks, however on the off chance that the board lifts and moves enough who is to state where it may wind up.

Increasingly more I have gone over fundamental temporary workers who demand fixing sheets down and furthermore framework cmmpanies who do this as strategy, however most don’t except if they need to in view of the climate conditions or they are made to by the customer.

Should fixing framework sheets to the platform structure be an obligatory prerequisite? All the other things on framework is fixed and made sure about for wellbeing reasons, for what reason should the sheets be any extraordinary?

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Re: Fixing down all framework sheets as usual.

Post by bedds » Thu Jul 29, 2010 10:24 am

By no means whatsoever, am I anything looking like a framework master, yet I would say where we have had platform on location, all sheets are made sure about down at one or the flip side with level supports? .scratch

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Post by nudger » Thu Jul 29, 2010 10:26 am

I know precisely what you mean. I have had restricted time on platform, anyway when I have been on it doesnt precisely feel the most steady because of the free loads up.

I have done a touch of examination and on page 26 of the HSE direction archive for H&S in Construction (http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/estimated/hsg150.pdf) it expresses that you should “Ensure the working stage is steady and won’t upset”, by my retribution the flimsy working stage that unstable framework sheets makes conflicts with HSE rules.

Likewise on page 98 the HSE direction expresses that “Something as straightforward as a slip or outing is the single biggest reason for wounds on building locales, prompting in excess of 1000 significant wounds being accounted for every year.

The greater part of these wounds can be effortlessly kept away from by compelling administration of those territories of the site”. It proceeds to state that “The primary driver of this kind of mishap are;

strolling over lopsided ground” and “excursions brought about by little changes in level”, the two of which could be decreased on framework by fixing the sheets down. On page 99 it poses the inquiry…

What would you be able to do to forestall mishaps? Its answers incorporate “Have plainly assigned walkways with great conditions underneath”, in my brain great conditions underneath would mean not having unstable sheets ricocheting when you stroll on them.

It bodes well to affix them down and I cant truly see an explanation behind not doing it… would anybody be able to edify me?

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Re: Fixing down all framework sheets as per normal procedure.

Post by nudger » Thu Jul 29, 2010 10:28 am

bedds composed:

By no means whatsoever, am I anything looking like a framework master, however as far as I can tell where we have had platform on location, all sheets are made sure about down at one or the flip side with flat supports? .scratch

Utilizing tube over the sheets? unquestionably that would make its own excursion peril.

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Post by flynnanddawson » Thu Jul 29, 2010 10:33 am

I concur with nudger on this, the HSE reqires an infill or ‘sloping’ either side of a cylinder utilized thusly, additionally it sholud be an absolute final hotel for the excursion reason.

I likewise found the data with respect to the anticipation of excursions and so forth and entire heartedly concur the current non fixed boarded stage conflicts with these rules.

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Post by danwel » Thu Jul 29, 2010 10:36 am

Any of the large name framework conmpanies demand that the sheets are secured with either “board ties” or are lashed down with rope or steel wire rope

I am presently a scaff seaward and each board is lashed twice i.e once at each end with board ties on the off chance that you can discover them or extremely flimsy steel wire rope yet like all the other things it comes down to a matter of best practice that the individual organization is working to.

That is the manner by which we move in our home child!!!

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Re: Fixing down all framework sheets as is normally done.

Post by bedds » Thu Jul 29, 2010 10:46 am

nudger composed:

bedds composed:

By no means, am I anything looking like a framework master, however as far as I can tell where we have had platform on location, all sheets are made sure about down at one or the flip side with level supports? .scratch

Utilizing tube over the sheets? without a doubt that would make its own excursion risk.

For my situation, the sheets were made sure about at the end, this framed piece of the end kick board

presently precisely pictures with words sorry!

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Re: Fixing down all platform sheets as per normal procedure.

Post by flynnanddawson » Thu Jul 29, 2010 11:01 am

I concur with danwel on the individual way to deal with this issue however not with any of the huge names remark.

I have discovered various large names that don’t make sure about the working stage. Seaward I can value the climate directs that you secure the sheets while ashore the issue is more to do with the pedestrian activity or the sort of framework utilized.

Numerous organizations are utilizing either framework platforms with customary loads up or a semi framework crossover that leaves the loads up looser than conventional platform in any case. The need to address this issue turns out to be more evident with this methodology.

I feel a period and cost component is leaving numerous contractual workers substance to leave this issue.

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