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Toe Boards
Timber or steel board fitted to a work platform to stop people slipping off the platform, or tools or materials being kicked off the platform. Also known as kicker boards

Timber toe boards

Here is a section of tube and coupler scaffolding that is using timber kicker boards. The kickers are held in place by plank couplers on the standards.

combination toe boards and safety mesh

This scaffold section uses metal panels that are a combination of wire mesh at the top and a flat metal section at the bottom to form a kicker board in each bay.

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