Dictionary for construction
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Scaffolding is erected as a work platform in areas too high to reach from conventional methods such as a step ladder. The scaffold has four basic parts: the planks, cross-bars, frame and connecting pins. To assemble scaffolding, the individual needs some general tools. Most scaffolding accidents happen because the scaffold was incorrectly assembled, according to the Occupational Health and Safety Administration.
Construction tools list for building construction works such as concrete, brick masonry, leveling, wood works, floor works, slab works, brick laying, plastering etc. is provided.
PPE is relatively similar throughout the building industry. Bricklayers don't wear too much for the majority of the day, their steel toe boots and prehaps gloves being adequate. Many commercial sites require hi visiblity clothing along with a hard hat. Certain power tool use requires ear and eye protection, even a respirator.