Scaffolding around the world - From Europe to North America
Even when travelling, true scaffolding professionals can't quite get away from couplers, scaffolding frames and steel decks. Especially when you're abroad, you'll find that the types of scaffolding used can be completely different to those at home.
Preserving the past: A guide to planning a scaffold for a heritage building
Heritage buildings hold immense historical and cultural significance, representing the spirit of bygone eras. Yet, as time passes, these structures inevitably undergo wear and tear, demanding restoration and maintenance. And this is where scaffolding steps in, allowing workers to repair and prevent further damages.
It's a wrap - Hagen Scaffolding Forum 2023
From 26th to 29th April it was finally time again for THE scaffolding event. The Hagen Scaffolding Forum is not only a meeting place for the industry and a showcase for the latest innovations, but above all a place to catch up with old colleagues and friends, good food, drinks and very special live acts!
How can I prevent unauthorised access to my scaffolding?
It almost goes without saying that a scaffold must be safe for the user. But did you know that scaffold users are also required to secure their scaffold against unauthorized access? Read more about the measures to prevent unauthorised access to scaffolding here.
Scafom-rux guide to scaffold types
Scaffolding is an essential tool for most renovation, repair, and construction projects. Different types of scaffolds are used depending on the specific needs of a construction project, each of which typically has its own unique qualities and benefits. In this article we take a closer look on a selection of the most popular scaffolding types and their specialties.
How the site assessment helps you to prevent unauthorized access to your scaffold
As adults, we tend to pass by building sites and scaffolding relatively unimpressed - but for children, for example, they are a real adventure playground. When they climb a scaffold for fun, accidents can easily happen. It is therefore important to make your scaffolding as safe as possible, not only for your own work, but also to prevent unauthorised access.
Hagen Scaffolding Forum: from in-house exhibition to major event
The Hagen Scaffolding Forum has indeed been a must-attend event for everyone involved in scaffolding for almost 30 years. But what is now a major event with more than 3,000 guests started small. Read more about how it all started here.
Drones in scaffolding
Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) – better known as drones – can do much more than just be flown through the air by amateur pilots for the fun of it. In fact, there is a lot of potential in these small, flexible devices. Also, for the construction and scaffolding industry. Their aerial vantage point and data collection capabilities open up new possibilities, especially in project planning.
You're working on the scaffold? 6 rules to follow
A high-quality scaffolding system is already the first good step towards being able to work safely at height. But your behaviour on the scaffold is also crucial to ensuring that everyone goes home safe and sound at the end of the day. If you pay attention to the following six rules as a team, you can help each other to work safely on the scaffold.
A brief history of scaffolding
Scaffolds are an essential part of modern construction and are used in a wide variety of applications. From small-scale building projects to large industrial projects, scaffolding provides a safe and stable platform for workers to perform their tasks – and has done so for millennia.