Designs can look fantastic on paper, but quickly become useless if due thought and consideration is not given to how the scaffold will be erected by the scaffolding team. How buildable a scaffold is, is fundamental to a good scaffold design. The physical and time limitations need to be considered before the first baseplate is put in place. The time it takes to erect a scaffold and the ease with which is can be done can make one solution more financially viable than another.
When undertaking a new scaffold design project we think about;
- Use of materials
- Safety – removal of a hazard = elimination of risk
- The people involved in the process