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Make sure that all workers are aware of the new 'fall zone' when moving portable scaffolding.

DIY scaffolding will require the use of guard rails, toe boards and safety mesh or net to prevent accidents.

Scaffolds are erected of easily assembled structures of steel or timber.

There are two primary categories of scaffolding, fixed and mobile.

Skimping on price can be costly both economically and emotionally if there were to be an injury or death due to improper or faulty scaffolding.

How to erect scaffolding is the main question asked by those proposing to undertake DIY scaffolding.

The width of the boards will always determine the width of the scaffolding structure. It is recommended that the width scaffolding should be no less than 600mm. A four board scaffold would be 870mm.

Hanging bracket scaffolds should be designed by an engineer and include load testing and other safety measures.

A conventional scaffolding system will be made of a number of sections which are stacked up to build a framework to a desired height.

Always make sure system scaffolding is designed and erected within the guidelines of the manufactures handbook.

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