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At What Stage Of The Scaffolding Process Should You Get Design Drawings?

Posted by Matthew Robinson on Jun 20, 2019 11:06:00 AM

Every scaffolding project is different and has its own set of unique requirements. As such, it can be difficult to determine at what stage of the scaffolding process design drawings should be completed. Unfortunately, there is no one-answer-fits-all solution to this question, but, in general, design drawings should be considered as early in the design process as possible. We explore the reasons for this and look at planning scaffolding in more detail below…

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Topics: Scaffold Design

How To Know If Your Scaffolding Build Needs A Design

Posted by Matthew Robinson on Jun 14, 2019 11:04:00 AM

Whether for a commercial or domestic project, knowing how to construct scaffolding correctly can be difficult, as it is hard to know whether your scaffolding build needs a design. Even if your project seems relatively straight-forward and has no special requirements, a design may still be necessary. So, let's explore scaffolding design in more detail…

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Guidelines To Keep In Mind When Getting A Scaffold Design

Posted by Matthew Robinson on Jun 10, 2019 11:03:00 AM

Finding the right scaffolding solution is an important element in many construction projects and often the scaffold will need to be designed, so ensuring that the design is created by specialists who understand the nuances of each location can be very important. But what are the key things to think about when getting a scaffold design?

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Topics: Scaffold Design

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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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

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