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Mobile Scaffold Safe Work GENERAL GUIDELINES FOR DISMANTLING & ASSEMBLING OF A MOBILE SCAFFOLD Under the national certification requirements in force, certification applies where a person or object could fall more than four (4) metres from a scaffold or from an adjacent open floor. Basic Scaffold Ticket A Basic Scaffolding Certificate must be acquired to dismantle or assemble a prefabricated mobile scaffold greater than 4m. People without a scaffolding certificate can dismantle/assemble a mobile scaffold only while under supervision by a...

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...

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...

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