Scaffolding Guide

Foot Lift

Kicker lifts can be possible trip hazards so due care needs to be taken. Signs that confirm to the Health and Safety regulations or a guard-rail placed at an appropriate height are measures that could be implemented to prevent persons from tripping.

The kicker lift or foot tie is usually used on long-term or heavy duty scaffolds and should be set approximately 150mm above the ground.

Foot ties, foot lifts or kicker lifts are the ledgers and transforms fixed to the bottom of standards. These should be fitted ideally 150mm off the ground.

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