AS / NZS 4576 Guidelines for Scaffolding - Western Australia


You will need to comply with this standard if you intend to use a ladder-bracket scaffold at a workplace.

Ladder-bracket scaffolds are sometimes also known as ladder jack scaffolds and usually consist of two or more ladders that support planks by means of brackets to provide a work platform.

This standard provides practical guidance for the training and certification of scaffolders, the preparation of sites for scaffolding, and the safe selection, supply, erection, alteration, dismantling, maintenance, inspection and use of scaffolding and scaffolding equipment.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice is a set of rules which details how people in a certain industry should behave. A code of practice can be defined as a result of legislation or by industry regulators and bodies.

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Comply All AS / NZS 2020 :1995 Guidelines for Scaffolding (Opens in new window) Important

Act(s) name

Work Health and Safety Act 2020 Western Australia

Regulation(s) name

Work Health and Safety (General) Regulations 2022 Western Australia

Administering agency

Department of Energy, Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety


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