Scaffolding is widely used to provide safe access, safe place of work and fall protection. Scaffolding is used to provide adequate edge protection for fall from heights. Scaffolding is to be designed for intended use, it is supported on foundations designed and assessed by competent engineer, it requires installation by competent persons and to be monitored for adequate installation and maintenance to avoid changes from designed ties or bracing or overloading of platforms. The intent is to eliminate or minimize the risks of fatalities, injuries and events arising from erecting, altering, dismantling, and using scaffold at Laing O’Rourke workplaces.
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