You will be required to give notice if you intend to erect any scaffolding, cranes, plant or hoists for use on a building project. You are required to provide a minimum of 24 hours' notice before you start work.
This notification is required for all building, excavation or compressed air work where employees will be required to work while suspended from a crane, hoist or scaffolding. You will be required to ensure that:
- All hazards are identified;
- Risks are assessed and controlled during each stage of building work; and
- Approval is sought before conducting any work while suspended from a crane.
Please use the contact details below to find out more information.
A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.
You must provide the following information:
- The principal contractor of the work to be undertaken;
- Supervisor of the works to be undertaken;
- Precise location of the work, including street, block and section;
- Type of crane and details of the crane;
- People involved; and
- Date the equipment is to be in use and what hours it will be used.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.
As specified on the approval.
The fee for this application is now incorporated in the building levy.
Please consult with the Agency in the first instance for details of the application and lodgement process. Approval is not automatic and must not be anticipated.
At least 48 hours.
Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development Directorate
Scaffolding and Lifts Act 1912 (Australian Capital Territory)
Scaffolding and Lifts Regulation 1950 (Australian Capital Territory)
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