What Is A CISRS Card & How Can I Become A CISRS Cardholder?

Posted by Matthew Robinson on May 10, 2019 2:29:22 PM

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Scaffolding can be a most rewarding career, but it can also be a dangerous one for anyone who hasn't received the correct training and supervision. The CISRS (Construction Industry Scaffolders Record Scheme) was established in the 1960s and is the recognised qualification in the UK for anyone working in the scaffolding industry.

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How Much Does A Scaffold Design & Drawing Cost? How Can A Design Help With Scaffold Estimating?

Posted by Matthew Robinson on Apr 1, 2019 1:55:44 PM

Scaffold design is essential to the safety and success of most construction projects. Whether you are refurbishing an existing structure or creating a new build, the correct scaffolding is vital. A key consideration for any project manager is how much the scaffolding for the job in hand is going to cost.

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Advantages & Disadvantages Of Using Scaffold Design Software

Posted by Matthew Robinson on Mar 18, 2019 11:09:39 AM

Scaffolding is an integral requirement in most construction projects. For scaffolding to be safe and useful, its design should be practical and must pass safety inspections for approval. Advances in AI-assisted 3D modelling have yielded numerous inexpensive scaffolding design software applications, which are changing scaffolding design methods in numerous ways.

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Topics: Outsourcing Scaffolding Design & Inspection

What Are Cat I, Cat II and Cat III Scaffold Design Checks?

Posted by Matthew Robinson on Mar 1, 2019 1:59:23 PM

 

Mistakes happen. They’re natural, but when it comes to scaffold designs, mistakes can be dangerous.

Cat I, Cat II & Cat III are categories to check these designs and make sure that this doesn't happen.

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Topics: Outsourcing Scaffolding Design & Inspection

Tube & Fitting vs System Scaffolding

Posted by Matthew Robinson on Feb 19, 2019 10:25:00 AM

The different formats and structural components of scaffolding can make a significant difference to site safety, but also to the flow of work that they support.

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Topics: Scaffold Design

How Scaffolding Can Be Used As Temporary Handrails When Working At Height

Posted by Matthew Robinson on Feb 14, 2019 10:42:00 AM

When site staff are working at any level of elevation, companies have a legal obligation to ensure their safety. It also makes commercial common sense to provide teams with good support when working at height. The confidence this brings makes it easier and quicker to move around.

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Can Outsourcing Scaffold Design Help Me Meet A Project Deadline?

Posted by Matthew Robinson on Feb 6, 2019 2:21:00 PM

More and more businesses are outsourcing various elements of their operations in order to reap the rewards of greater efficiency and an increased bottom line. This can most certainly be achieved through outsourcing scaffolding design projects. In this blog post, we will take a look at the process involved, as well as giving you an understanding of how this can help you meet project deadlines.

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Topics: Outsourcing Scaffolding Design & Inspection

Working At Height On Scaffolding: What Are The Regulations?

Posted by Matthew Robinson on Jan 30, 2019 2:18:00 PM

When working with scaffolding, there are a number of different regulations that need to be adhered to. If you fail to abide by these rules not only could you find your business facing a massive fine, but you could also put someone at serious risk of an injury. In this blog post, we are going to take a look at the regulations that are in place when working at height specifically.

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TG20 Scaffolding Guidance – What Do They Mean For Your Project?

Posted by Matthew Robinson on Jan 22, 2019 2:15:00 PM

All industries have regulations that they need to adhere to. This is especially the case in construction, as any mistakes could cause serious injuries and even loss of life. When it comes to scaffolding, the guidance to good practice is known as TG20. We will reveal everything you need to know about this guide and how they impact your projects in this blog post.

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Topics: TG20

How Can I Ensure Safe Working Conditions When Working At Height?

Posted by Matthew Robinson on Jan 15, 2019 2:09:56 PM

There are rules and regulations governing all industries when it comes to safe working conditions. However, as you can imagine, you have a number of different legislations you need to adhere to in the construction sector. One area that requires a lot of attention is ensuring working conditions are safe at a height. In this blog post, we will take a look at how project managers can ensure safe working conditions, as well as revealing the impact that scaffolding design has.

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Topics: Scaffold Design

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