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Physical demands - scaffolder

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Please note these images are for illustrative purposes only to provide a basic understanding of the tasks involved for this job. They do not necessarily represent compliant or best practice safe work.

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Positioning a standard vertical component.
Kneeling and crouching required when assembling, altering and disassembling scaffold.
Use of various hand tools.
Positioning of components (transoms) required between floor and overhead heights.
Hammering locking pin into position.
Positioning steel planks from underneath to create platform (next work level).
Handling of aluminium flights of stairs.
Positioning of stairs to be fastened into place.
Climbing between levels of scaffold.
Carrying a variety of materials required up and down stairs.
Positioning of horizontal component.
Carrying a variety of materials required up and down stairs.