Scaffolding Services Information:
Vancouver Mobile Sandblasting offers scaffolding services for both sandblasting contracts and industrial coatings projects. Scaffolding allows our workers to move in all directions enabling us to reach large areas. Two main functions are to gain access to work areas and to provide an enveloping frame for the work project.
We follow strict safety regulations which can be viewed by reading some of the attachments below or be following the WCB link
N.C. Department of Labor. Occupational Safety and Health Division: Scaffolding has a variety of applications. It is used in construction, alteration, routine maintenance and renovation. Scaffolding offers a safer and more comfortable work arrangement compared to leaning over edges, stretching overhead and working from ladders. Suitable and sufficient scaffolding must be supplied for work at elevations that cannot be accomplished safely by other means. Properly erected and maintained, scaffolding provides workers safe access to work locations, level and stable working platforms, and temporary storage for tools and materials for performing immediate tasks....more...
OSHA: Scaffold Use in the Construction Industry: .What are the highlights of the scaffolding standard? OSHA’s scaffolding standard has several key provisions: Fall protection or fall arrest systems—Each employee more than 10 feet above a lower level shall be protected from falls by guardrails or a fall arrest system, except those on single-point and two-point adjustable suspension scaffolds. Each employee on a single-point and two-point adjustable suspended scaffold shall be protected by both a personal fall arrest system and a guardrail...more...
WCB Workers Compensation Board has also posted scaffolding requirments when working in BC. Stay informed information saves lives! You can click on the following link to read more on BC's policies: http://www2.worksafebc.com/publications/OHSRegulation/WCBStandards.asp?ReportID=33451
WCB Workers Compensation Board: Scaffolding poster terminology...pdf...