Scaffolding is a temporary support platform designed to assist construction workers and materials in building and repairing structures. Unfortunately, the construction industry one of the most dangerous industries. Considering that scaffolding is used to assist workers and materials when working at heights, any errors can be fatal so it’s paramount that the design and assembly of scaffolding equipment are well-planned and executed.
To be able to perform scaffolding work where a person or object can fall more than four meters in height, you must hold a ‘High-Risk Work Licence for Scaffolding’. There are three classes of High-Risk Work Licences that scaffolders can obtain: Scaffolding Basic, Scaffolding Intermediate, and Scaffolding Advanced. The following outlines the type of work a scaffolder can perform once obtaining each of these licenses.
• Prefabricated scaffolds
• Cantilevered hoist with a load limit not exceeding 500 kilograms (materials only)
• Gin wheels
• Safety nets and static lines
• Bracket scaffolds (tank and formwork)
In addition to all the work that falls under Scaffolding Basic:
• Tube and coupler scaffolds including tube and coupler covered ways and gantries
• Cantilever and spurred scaffolds
• Cantilever crane loading platforms
• Mast climbers
• Barrow ramps and sloping platforms
• Scaffolding associated with perimeter safety screens and shutters
In addition to all the work that falls under Scaffolding Basic and Scaffolding Intermediate:
• Hung scaffolds, including scaffolds hanging from tubes, wire ropes, and chains
• Suspended scaffolds
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