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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...

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...

1. Allow scaffolding rental costs in budget. Many people forget to allow for scaffold rental. So It's important to remember and consider types of scaffolds and the quantities of scaffolding equipment required to complete work safely and legally. 2. Certified & Licensed. Make certain that anyone constructing, or directly supervising workers constructing any scaffold from which a person or materials could fall more than 4 metres, has a valid certificate of competency appropriate to that type of scaffold....

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