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Scaffolding safety and
training experts

Established in 2005 by a team of scaffolding industry experts with unsurpassed knowledge, expertise and experience, SIMIAN has rapidly grown to become one of the UK’s leading training and consultancy organisations.


SIMIAN now operates across a range of industries including construction, petrochemical, nuclear, pharmaceutical, manufacturing and power generation.

Utilising our extensive skills and knowledge of the scaffolding industry, we have developed a range of support services and consultancy packages to suit the growing needs of our clients. Within our breadth of services, we offer scaffold inspections, training and consultancy. We support clients to operate in accordance with legislative requirements, supporting and enabling their business to achieve some of the most renowned accreditations in the construction industry.

We operate at sites across the UK, supporting clients to improve and maintain standards across all operations when working at height.

Meet the SIMIAN team


Our clients

At SIMIAN we enjoy long-term relationships with all clients by providing dependable, pragmatic advice and support. We work with companies of various sizes throughout the country. We are a trusted supplier of many blue-chip companies including Carillion, National Grid, BP, and Scottish Power.



"Since engaging SIMIAN to carry out independent scaffold inspections and audits we have seen a significant improvement in the standard of scaffolding on all our sites."

Claire Oakes Health & Safety Manager Create Construction Ltd

"Having the support of industry experts for accurate, up to date specialist advice has proven invaluable to me over the years as a Health and Safety Director responsible all disciplines on site."

John Thorley, CMIOSH

"As a health and safety manager in a fast moving 24 hour 7 days a week scaffolding business, I find the additional support I get from the team at SIMIAN is second to none."

Mike Wright Director, TONE Scaffolding Services Limited