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As defined in Australian/NewZealand Standard AS/NZS1576.1 a Scaffold Outrigger is "a component (or components) that increases the effective base dimensions of a scaffold to increase its stability".

Outriggers are attached to the vertical load bearing members of the scaffold structure and are commonly used to increase the stability of freestanding towers scaffolds.
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When was scaffolding invented?

There are indications that scaffolding was used as far back as  17,000 years ago. Scaffolding was used to paint the ceilings in the  caves at Lascaux.

Who uses a scaffold?

The construction and renovation industry.    Painters, window washers, and construction workers who deal with multi-story structures. Also, a hangman would used a scaffold

How do you use scaffolding?

In many countries scaffold manufacturers must comply to the  standards and regulations specifically designed by their government  organizations in order to ensure safety to

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What are the uses of scaffolding?

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What is scaffolding?

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  Scaffolding, also called scaffold or staging, is a temporary  structure used to support a work crew and materials to aid in the  construction, maintenance and repair o