About Youngman Board

This website www.youngmanboards.co.uk is an independent company and not part of Werner or Youngman Group.

Youngman Boards is a UK based online retailer for Domestic, Trade and Industrial staging board products. Our product range include well established branded staging systems. With over 20 years experience in the health, safety, ladders & access industry, we feel we have that little extra to offer over our competitors. Not just 1st class products at great prices but that little extra support and advice you can rely on!

All of our products are tested and certified to the relevant British and European standards and 99% of all products are manufactured by our UK based manufacturers so that you can be sure of 1st class UK quality from Youngman Boards.

Youngman Boards is a trading name of Abbey Access Ltd. Abbey Access Ltd is a family run business and has the view that our customers should be treated as a customer and not just like another number. Buy online today from a name you can trust. If you require any other details please get in touch on 01639 849847 or email us on info@youngmanboards.co.uk

What are Youngman boards ?

Youngman boards, also known as scaffold boards or staging boards, are used in construction and maintenance work to create a safe and stable platform for workers to stand on. They are typically made of sturdy timber and aluminium and are designed to provide a secure walking surface on scaffolding or other elevated structures. Youngman boards are essential for improving safety and efficiency on construction sites, allowing workers to access and work at heights with stability and confidence. See more information on Youngman Boards (Werner Boards) Below

How do you use a staging board or Youngman Board ?

To use a Youngman board/ staging Board , follow these steps:

  1. Safety first: Before using any type of access equipment, make sure you have received proper training on working at heights and using scaffolding systems. Always wear appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) such as a hard hat, safety harness, and non-slip footwear.
  2. Set up the scaffolding: Ensure that the scaffolding structure is properly assembled and secure. This includes placing the base plates or adjustable feet on a stable surface, erecting the vertical standards, and connecting the horizontal and vertical braces.
  3. Position the Youngman board: Determine the appropriate location to place the Youngman board on the scaffolding. It should be positioned horizontally between two standards, resting on the Trestle or frame.
  4. Secure the board: Ensure that the board is securely positioned and does not wobble. It should fit snugly between the standards and rest evenly on the transoms. Use board clamps or other securing mechanisms if provided.
  5. Check stability: Before stepping onto the board, check its stability by applying light pressure with your foot. If it feels unstable or shifts, reposition or secure it properly.
  6. Step onto the board: When stepping onto the Youngman board, always maintain three points of contact with the scaffolding structure (e.g., two hands and one foot or two feet and one hand). This helps ensure stability and balance.
  7. Work safely: Once on the board, move slowly and deliberately. Avoid sudden movements or shifting your weight too quickly. Keep your center of gravity over the board and be mindful of any tools or equipment you are carrying.
  8. Maintain a clean and clutter-free workspace: Remove any debris, tools, or materials from the board's surface to prevent tripping hazards. Regularly inspect the board for any damage or signs of wear and report it to the appropriate personnel.
  9. Follow safety guidelines: Always adhere to safety guidelines and regulations specific to your worksite and jurisdiction. This includes using guardrails, toe boards, and other safety measures as required.

Remember, it's essential to have proper training and follow all safety protocols when using Youngman boards or any other access equipment.

Who are Youngman Group?

Youngman Group is owned by WernerCo, a global leader in the manufacturing and distribution of access equipment, ladder systems, and other construction-related products. WernerCo acquired Youngman Group in 2014.

WernerCo is known for its commitment to safety, innovation, and high-quality products in the construction industry. Youngman product is now being rebranded as WernerCo Product.

What length are Youngman Boards?

Youngman boards typically come in standard lengths of 3 meters to 5.4m. The length may vary depending on the specific manufacturer and the requirements of the project.