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Temporary Fencing Assembly Tips

Temporary Fencing is commonly used on Building Sites and Event Sites to protect Passing Pedestrians, Construction Workers and Event Personal from any Safety Hazards and ensure the site is secure.

But, a Temporary Fencing System can be ineffective if installed incorrectly.

Installing Temporary Fencing is a reasonably straightforward process, and a Temporary Fence can be Installed or Dismantled on location.

Our Installation Tips are for a standard Temporary Fencing Panel, and we have a Team of Technical Experts who can offer advice for more complex projects.

Temporary Fencing Assembly Guide

1, Planning

Visualise and Plan your Fencing location.

Your objective is Safety and Security. Use Tactical Layouts and Drawings, and consult with a Reputable Temporary Fencing Supplier who may be able to help with the Planning Stage.

Remember to plan for all Situations including Weather and Trespass Risk.

Ensure you have Fencing which suits your needs and surroundings.

If you are in an Urban Area or running a large event such as a Music Festival consider Anti Climb Fence Panels and Anti Tamper Clamps.

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2, Find your Supplier

You have gone through the Planning Stage, and know what is required.

Work with your Fence Supplier to ensure you have everything you need for installation and agree on Delivery Dates.

3, Installation Team

Your Installation Team should have adequate Safety Equipment and the correct tools to install your Fence.

Whether you are on a Building site or Event Site, it is important your Team are trained for Installation and Health and Safety Regs.

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4, Your Team

have installed your Temporary Fencing, you should continue to carry out regular checks on your Fence, to ensure it is not compromised by Wind, Rain or Vandalism.

5, For additional Security

ensure all Hazards are marked by Installing Hi Vis Strips and Signage, and consider Lighting.

6, Ensure

you have created Safe Working Areas for Workers and Visitors.

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7, Install a Gate or Barrier to the Site

This should be controlled and used by workers and visitors.

Pedestrian Gates and Vehicle Gates can be integrated into your Temporary Fence, and Digital Gates with Entrance Codes can be easily installed.

8, Evaluate your Fencing System on a regular basis

As your Building Site or Event Site organically Grows or Shrinks, it is important your Temporary Fencing is fully Optimised.

9, Keep checking

Your Fence at least Twice a Day. Check for Damage, Holes, Weather Damage, Loose Clamps, Damaged Signage, and Installation Errors.

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10, Plan for the end of the Project

Have you Hired or Purchased your Fence System?

Do you plan to re-use your Temporary Fence and accessories, What do you plan to do with damaged unusable sections or parts, What is the environmental impact if you need to dispose of your Temporary Fencing?

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A Reputable Supplier will be on hand to help with this and may offer a collection, buyback, and recycling service.

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Of course, no project will be the same and our Tips are General Guidance.

Planning and implementing each Stage will mean your Site will remain Safe and Secure.