Video: High rise scaffolding falls as typhoon rips through Hong Kong

Credit: @HighlandPaddyHK Shocking video filmed in Hong Kong during typhoon Mangkhut shows the moment scaffolding collapsed on a highrise housing development project. The deadly typhoon Mangkhut hit Hong Kong over the weekend it is said to be one of the most powerful storms to hit the region in decades. The storm has wrecked buildings and shut down the city.

Forgeco goes live with Klawz video series


Forgeco in partnership with Raptor Scaffold Designs has created a video series to showcase the many benefits of the patented Klawz Scaffold Fitting. Over several months the collaboration tested the use of the Klawz fitting within many different access applications. Forgeco has said their investigation has found that the use of the Klawz fitting allows the saving of both materials and time...

Hard Hat Saves Guys Life


The video shows guy working close to a manufacturing machine when a load drops on his head. Video credit: Asif Amir

Hero Scaffolders chase off London moped robbers targeting mum and child

Hero Scaffolders

Scaffolders are being named as heroes after CCTV shows them helping to chase off a moped gang of muggers who targeted a mum and child in broad daylight. A gang of four men on a black moped and motorbike can be seen on the footage loitering on a corner on Sandpits Road in South West London. While two of the...

Video: Man falls 30 feet after scaffolding accident

Video Credit: Newsflare A video showing the aftermath of a scaffold collapse on the side of a boat in the Philippines on the 12th May has been published. At a drydock in Zambales, Phillippines four workers were working on the side of a cargo ship when the scaffold collapsed. The collapse resulted in the death of one contractor while three others were...

Video: Scaffolding works on the Silver Jubilee Bridge Runcorn


The Grade 2 listed Silver Jubilee Bridge in Runcorn is currently undergoing a major £3M restoration project. Originally opened in 1959 and then initially known simply as the Runcorn Bridge or Runcorn–Widnes Bridge. At the time of construction, the bridge had the third longest steel arch span in the world. It had the longest vehicular span in the country, but this...

Video of Temporary Footbridge Installation Proves A Hit For UKSSH & SYS


SYS Scaffolding and UK System Scaffold Hire provide and install a 30-metre-long temporary footbridge over the River Witham in Lincoln. This was the first time that Doncaster based SYS Scaffolding and their on-site scaffold team had used the HAKI bridge system. The two-phase project involved building the bridge alongside the river (out of possession time) – a first phase which took less...

U.S. Scaffold collapse caught on video

Scaffold Collapse

Workers had to run for their lives as strong winds cause a scaffold collapse in Rockford, Illinois USA. The terrifying video below caught by onlooker Nicholas Layng shows the tremendous force of mother nature. Workers from the construction site have said four people were on the scaffolding when they noticed it began to detach from the side of the building. All four were able...

Video: Severe Gibraltar storm wrecks huge scaffolding in seconds

Gibraltar Stom

Gale force winds have battered Gibraltar yesterday causing damage across the British Overseas Territory. Wind gusts reached 107 kilometers an hour according to reports, blowing roofs off buildings, uprooting trees and diverting flights. The winds have also caused a major scaffold collapse on a residential development in the Bayside area of Gibraltar. At around 02:30 scaffolding surrounding The Ocean Spa Plaza  development...

35-storey scaffolding demolished by mother nature

This unbelievable video captured by a bystander, shows the actual moment strong winds brought down a huge 35-storey scaffolding structure. The video captured earlier this month shows tubes and boards falling away from the building as winds of 72kmp were reported across Tehran, the capital of Iran. The footage looks to show the entire scaffolding start to move in an upward motion before collapsing...