Unfortunately too many people die each year falling from unsafe scaffolding whilst working at heights. It's the biggest single killer in the Australian building construction industry. When you are working at height, you need to use scaffolding built by a qualified, insured licensed scaffolder. It is not safe or sensible to balance on a ladder to replace windows, fix guttering or replace roof tiles. It is certainly not a good idea to balance scaffold boards...

Depending on whether you’re working on brick masonry, stone masonry, or any other material, different types of steel scaffolding solutions may be appropriate for your project. Scaffold safety starts by choosing the right type of scaffold for your job. Working on stone masonry? Not sure which type of scaffold you should be choosing? In this guide, we’ll discuss a few of the common types of scaffolding, and which ones are the right choice for working on...

Scaffolding is often required for large-scale construction and repairs. Whether you’re building a new commercial structure, rehabbing an existing building, or undertaking any other large-scale project, you may need a professional scaffolding company to help you set up everything you need to get started. And, to keep your workers safe and conform to Australian workplace safety regulations, it’s important that you know when – and how often – to inspect your scaffold structure. Not sure when...

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