Australian New Zealand Standard AS / NZS 4431:1996: Guidelines for Safe Working on New Lift Installations in New Constructions - Western Australia


You will need to comply with this standard if you intend to undertake any work relating to the installation or construction of a lift.

A lift means any permanent plant which is in, or attached to, a building or structure and by means of which persons, goods or materials may be raised or lowered within or on a car cage or a platform. This includes a chair lift, escalator, moving walk or stairway lift and any supporting structure, machinery, equipment, gear, lift well, enclosures and entrance.

If you are the employer, main contractor, a self-employed person, or someone who has control of a workplace or access to the workplace then you must ensure that the safe working provisions and practices set out in this standard are followed.

This standard describes recommended safe working provisions and practices for those responsible for, and involved in, new lift installations.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance that may be required.

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.

Act(s) name

Occupational Safety and Health Act 1984 Western Australia

Regulation(s) name

Occupational Safety and Health Regulations 1996 Western Australia

Administering agency

Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety


Contact details

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General Enquiries


Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety

Western Australia
Operating address: Level 1, Mason Bird Building
303 Sevenoaks Street
Western Australia 6107
Mailing address: Locked Bag 14
Cloisters Square PO
Western Australia 6850
Phone: 1300 307 877
Website: WorkSafe Western Australia (Opens in new window)