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Using Scaffold Towers

Scaffold towers are among the most commonly used items of equipment utilized in the field of construction today. They aid workers who work in high places and work at heights, perform their tasks effectively and safely.

This item is also considered to be more secure as a ladder, since they are extremely sturdy and give workers greater mobility when they are at a height.

We are aware of the importance of using a scaffolding tower, therefore we’ll provide our expertise on all things scaffold tower-related, including the reasons and when they are necessary.

Plan for the job

One of the main reasons for workplace injuries is falling from heights. In light of this it is essential to be extra cautious and evaluate the work you are doing, as well as your surroundings, prior to you get started at heights.

A few of the most important aspects to take into consideration when assessing possible safety concerns are:

Use for intended purpose. Have you got the appropriate scaffolding tower?
The location of the site
Be sure to build on solid, stable ground.
Is the scaffolding tower properly erected, with all bracing required?
How long does the scaffold necessary to be up and running
The number of lifts that are boarded
Work safely (maximum quantity of equipment, people, and materials the tower is intended to handle)
Additional requirements or provisions

Different types of aluminium towers and their applications

Most likely, you’ve had a look at a towering scaffold before but did you know there are various types of scaffolds that are available, each designed for specific uses?

Below, we’ve provided a brief description of the most commonly used types of towers , and their functions:

Standard Scaffold Towers

For those small jobs you’ll need to perform at home or on site, a standard scaffolding tower could be just what you require. It is available in large or narrow size, and they’re easy to build and can attain heights of 8-12 meters.
Staircase Towers

The name itself is quite clear it’s used for staircases both indoors and out. Staircase towers offer secure access to staircases for domestic and industrial use.

Advanced Guardrail Scaffold (AGR) Towers

Advanced Guardrail is now the preferred choice for large construction firms is a groundbreaking idea for towers that ensures that the workers are secured with handrails at every phase of the construction process, from erection to dismantling.

They are able to be assembled at the level below the level where the assembler is sitting.

AGR towers are approved by PASMA at a level that is comparable to the standard 3T (through through the trap) method.

GRP Scaffold Towers

With fibreglass in place of aluminum The towers are suitable to work in environments with chemical or electrical hazards exist.

The fiberglass’s non-conductive properties make it a an extremely stable and lightweight scaffold that provides a safe barrier to electrical elements.

One Man Towers

They are designed to be easily put up and taken down by one person. The industrial classification is what makes it the UTS One Man Alloy Scaffold Access Tower for instance ideal for both commercial and residential use.

Cantilever Scaffold Towers

Cantilever towers come with an additional platform which makes them ideal for when you have to climb over obstacles like garages, stairwells, or porches.

The towers are equipped with the link brace system, as well as solid stabilisers that improve overall stability , which adds security.

Our scaffold towers meet all standards of the industry, regardless of whether you use the towers for DIY and home usage or in the industry of construction.

We also provide parts and accessories for scaffold towers in order to keep your existing scaffold towers functioning.