Posts made in June, 2014


How To Achieve Safe Scaffold Foundations

Posted on Jun 11, 2014 | 0 comments

The stability of a scaffold depends on a safe foundation. Poor work practices such as the ones we will go into will destabilise a scaffold exposing workers and others to the risk of serious injury or death!Lets take a look at a few different scenarios… If scrap material (eg bricks, timbers, tiles, etc) is used as a foundation there is a high risk of the foundation collapsing which may cause the scaffold to overturn or collapse. Instead, baseplates and soleboards that meet AS/NZS 4576 should be used.Always make sure that the baseplates are centrally supported on the soleboards. Not...

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