Scaffolding Guide

Brace

Braces must either be connected to the standards at every lift with swivel couplers, or to the ends of transoms with right-angled couplers. If connect to the ends of transoms then the transom itself must be fixed with right angle-couplers.

For non-standard or large scaffold structures, bracing requirements will be set out in the design. These requirements are dependent on the intended use of the scaffold and adhere to guidelines set out in NASC IG20:05

It's essential that all scaffold structures are braced in both directions. Facade or sway braces should be fitted from the base to the full height of the scaffold along the outer face.

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