Usage Guides for Scaffolding Hire in Melbourne


Here at Aluminium Scaffolds and Active Mechanical Access, we take a great deal of pride in providing our clients with a full range of high-quality products and services including scaffolding hire at the most competitive prices in the Melbourne area. In line with our policy of providing you with any information that promotes both safety and helpful advice in the use of our products, we have posted the following links.

All the scaffolds supplied by us here at Aluminium Scaffolds And Active Mechanical Access are designed to conform to the following Australian Standards:

  • AS/NZS 1576.1 - 1995
  • AS/NZS 1576.3 - 1995
  • AS/NZS 4576 - 1995
  • Code of practice manual handling
  • Code of practice prevention of falls in general construction


View step-by-step visual instructions on Tower Frame Scaffold Erection and WRA Version Scaffold Erection. Click here to view the video


Listed below are basic rules used when building scaffolding. By observing these rules, you should be able to calculate what scaffold is right for your job. In more complex jobs, other factors can affect the specifications needed. We always recommend you contact us to discuss your requirements so that we can assess your needs and recommend the appropriate solution.

  • Maximum platform height nominally three times minimum base dimensions
  • Maximum working heights as applicable
  • Subject to Worksafe regulations on mobile towers and independent scaffolding 

We never take chances with the serious business of safety and you shouldn’t either.
So talk to the scaffolding hire and mechanical access specialist in Melbourne today.

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