##### Asked by: Elifio Lupan

asked in category: General Last Updated: 24th February, 2020# How is scaffolding measured?

**Measure**the total length of the area that will need

**scaffolding**. Divide the total length

**measurement**by the length of a single

**scaffolding**section. This will determine the total number of columns of

**scaffolding**the project will require. Divide the total height

**measurement**by the height of a single

**scaffolding**section.

Similarly, it is asked, how is scaffolding height measured?

Scaffoldings are basically used to ensure the well-being and security of the workers working at **heights**. In order to **calculate the height** of the **scaffolding** you have to divide the **height** of the single **scaffolding** section and divide it by the **height** of a single **scaffolding**.

Also, what is the standard size of scaffolding? The **scaffolding** width is determined by the width of the boards, the minimum width allowed is 600 mm but a more **typical** four-board **scaffold** would be 870 mm wide from **standard** to **standard**. More heavy-duty **scaffolding** can require 5, 6 or even up to 8 boards width.

Beside above, is scaffolding measured in m2?

**m2** of **scaffold** The Length x Height (to the top lift) **measured** in 1m x 1m squares. This method is not recommended for scaffolds where the Width is an important, changing factor, such as birdcages.

What are the 3 types of scaffolds?

**Three** basic **types**, supported, suspended and rolling, as in baker's **scaffold**, or aerial lifts such as scissor lifts, boom lifts etc.