Scaffolding Terminology Australian Scaffolds has created a scaffolding terminology glossary.  A Access Gate Means by which a person or vehicle can approach or leave a specific location, including walkways, platforms, stairways, ladders, roads and all provisions for safe entry and exit. Access Hatch A closed device which can be opened to provide access through a platform, roof or other similar structure. Access Platform A platform that is used, or primarily intended to be used, to provide access for persons, or for persons and...

Canberra Construction Industry Brings New Jobs Out with the old, in with the new. A city that continually progresses and updates its infrastructure is bound to thrive more than one that falls behind; life moves quickly, and cities cannot allow themselves to fall short of the times. A key component of keeping up with the times is new or updated construction. Canberra is continuously announcing new building plans for large projects, and it comes as no surprise...

Buy Or Rent Scaffolding? What You Need To Consider So, you’re beginning a new construction or renovation project, and you’re trying to determine whether to buy or rent scaffolding. Is scaffolding hire is right for you, or if you should purchase your scaffolding for the project. For commercial and industrial jobs, it can be hard to understand what will be more cost effective. Should you rent light duty aluminium scaffold products, or invest in your own steel...

Sydney Scaffolding Accident Opens Further Safety Talks At Australian Scaffolds, we were deeply saddened to learn that tragedy struck a Sydney construction site in Macquarie Park on Monday 1st April 2019 when a scaffolding collapse killed 18-year-old construction worker Christopher Cassaniti. By all accounts, a gentle, kind, and hardworking young man, Cassaniti’s death has rattled his family, community, and the entire construction industry,  leading to calls for the government to “step in and take immediate action...

Tallowa Dam Project 1974. Our scaffolding experience goes right back to 1974. Australian Scaffolds have been in the building and construction industry for generations. And like many industries there has been significant changes during this time. Improvements in health safety have been dramatic and as a result many lives saved. Other significant changes over time include; computer aided design, aerated concrete, robotic equipment, drone technology and communication. Improvements in building technology in design, engineering and construction...

Butlin Maxi Scaffold 1m The fast and safe way when working at height is using premium quality Butlin Maxi Scaffold 1m. For this reason, used by many in the construction industry by a wide range of trades. Including, builders, carpenters, electricians, plasterers, painters, and plumbers. In fact, many home handymen and DIYers are now preferring to use mobile scaffold towers instead of ladders. Furthermore, scaffolding provides a more secure, larger and stable working platform for workers,...

Scaffolding stairs Used by the public (as opposed to construction workers) and must comply with the Building Code of Australia. Australian Scaffolds recently completed a project for a builder that required scaffolding stairs for entry into an existing apartment building. The building contractor did not realize that temporary stairs had to comply with the BCA until 2 days before opening. Within 24 hours of contacting us, Australian Scaffolds had visited the site, created a scope of...

Australian Scaffold were appointed to design and install a craneable scaffolding stairway tower to provide access to one of the largest infrastructure projects in the Sydney area....

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