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Scaffold Alert / Scaffold Alert Device

Scaffold Alert
Scaffold Alert

SCAFFOLD ALERT proposes a design that warns of safety risks thus enhancing overall safety on construction scaffolding. It uses infrared-sensor to detect overloading of a scaffold's maximum safe load capacity. On detection of overloading and abnormal conditions of horizontal baseline, it activates flashing red danger lights and sounds an audible warning alarm. App is an important part of this Emergency Alert System. The workers can get the messages immediately and guide them to a safe direction. It is a safe and environmentally friendly design that makes effective use of renewable energy.


National Taipei University of Technology

National Taipei University of Technology
TAIPEI, Taiwan

Yu-Sheng Chen,
National Taipei University of Technology

Mei-Chih Liao,
Ming Chuan University