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28 Mar 2023

scaffold tower licences

When it comes to using scaffold towers on a highway, there's certain legislation that you need to adhere to. This is not only for your own safety but for the safety of the general public and passers-by. If anyone could whip up a scaffold tower and start using it, there'd be a whole lot of health and safety risks at play. The Highways Act 1980 states that regardless of whether a scaffold tower will be used long or short-term, a licence for the placement of it must be obtained from the Highway Authority. More...

16 Mar 2023

DIY jobs for spring

After what feels like a very long and cold winter - spring is finally coming! This is such an exciting time of the year when you can start planning family BBQs and making the most of the lighter, warmer nights. That being said, you might have let your house go a little over the winter months - don't worry, we all do it! If your home is in need of a bit of TLC ahead of the spring/summer months, don't worry, we're going to walk you through some of the DIY jobs you can do around your home to give it a new lease of life.


08 Mar 2023

Working at height in any environment can pose a significant health and safety risk, but when you're working on a scaffold tower, there are some additional risks that you need to be aware of.

Scaffold tower safety

Pictured: Super DIY Heavy Duty Tower with Height Adjustable Wheels

Of course, falling from a scaffold tower can result in life-changing injuries, but falling isn't the only risk you need to consider when working on a scaffold tower. Dropped objects, faulty scaffolding, and even the weather can potentially create all sorts of workplace hazards.

Today, we're going to share some invaluable scaffold tower safety tips so that you can work from height in the safest way possible!

Disclaimer: We can't account for every problem you might encounter while working on a scaffold tower. Always follow the manufacturer's guidelines when erecting your scaffold tower, and seek the help of a professional if you have any questions.