Position outriggers


Set scaffolding outriggers, diagonal braces which support the scaffolding. Set sole plates, digging into the soil if the plates must be set diagonally. Connect the braces to the main scaffolding structure.

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Relationships with occupations

Essential skill

Position outriggers is an essential skill of the following occupations:

Optional skill

Position outriggers is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this skill may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

Construction scaffolder: Construction scaffolders put up scaffolds and platforms in order to make safe construction work at heights possible.
Event scaffolder: Event scaffolders set up and dismantle temporary seating, stages and structures to support performance equipment, artists and audience. Their job can include rope access, working above colleagues and lifting heavy loads, which makes it a high risk occupation. Their work is based on instruction, plans and calculations. They work indoors as well as outdoors.




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Last updated on September 20, 2022