Industry Standards

Scaffold Design, Edge Protection, Towers and Temporary Works

BS EN 12811-1:2003
Temporary Works Equipment. Scaffolds. Performance Requirements and General Design. Available fromĀ BSI

BS EN 12810-1:2003
Temporary Works Equipment. Scaffolds. Performance Requirements and General Design. Available from BSI

BS EN 12810-2:2003
Facade Scaffolds made of Prefabricated Components. Particular Methods of Structural Design. Available from BSI

BS 5974:2017
Planning, Design, Setting Up and Use of Temporary Suspended Access Equipment. Code of Practice. Available from BSI

BS 5975:2008+A1:2011
Code of Practice for Temporary Works Procedures and the Permissible Stress Design of Falsework. Available fromĀ BSI

BS EN 1004:2004
Mobile access and working towers made of prefabricated elements. Materials, dimensions, design loads, safety and performance requirements. Available from BSI

BS 1139-6:2014
Metal Scaffolding. Prefabricated Tower Scaffolds Outside the Scope of BS EN 1004, but Utilizing Components from such Systems. Specification. Available from BSI

BS EN 13374:2013
Temporary Edge Protection systems. Product Specification. Test Methods. Available from BSI


BS 2482:2009
Specification for Timber Scaffold Boards. Available from BSI

BS EN 74-1:2005
Couplers, Spigot Pins and Baseplates for Use in Falsework and Scaffolds. Couplers for Tubes. Requirements and Test Procedures. Available from BSI

BS EN 39:2001
Loose Steel Tubes for Tube and Coupler Scaffolds. Technical Delivery Conditions. Available from BSI

BS 1139-2.2:2009+A1:2015
Metal Scaffolding. Couplers and Fittings. Couplers and Fittings Outside the Scope of BS EN 74. Requirements and Test Methods. Available from BSI

BS 1139-1.2:1990
Metal Scaffolding. Tubes. Specification for Aluminium Tube. Available for BSI


BS EN 131-1:2015
Ladders. Terms, Types, Functional Sizes. Available from BSI

BS EN 131-2:2010+A2:2017
Ladders. Part 2: Requirements, Testing, Marking. Available from BSI

BS EN 131-3:2007
Ladders. User Instructions. Available from BSI