Australian New Zealand Standard AS / NZS 4576:1995 Guidelines for Scaffolding - Western Australia

Description

You will be required to comply with this standard if you in 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.

You must ensure that ladder-bracket scaffolds are set up and used in accordance with the relevant parts of this standard.

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.

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 can be either a legal requirement or non-legal requirement. Legal codes of practice are defined as a result of legislation. Non-legal codes of practice are defined by industry regulators and bodies.

Act(s) name

Occupational Safety and Health Act 1984 WA

Regulation(s) name

Occupational Safety and Health Regulations 1996 WA

Administering agency

Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety

WorkSafe

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

General Enquiries

WorkSafe

Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety

Operating address: Level 1, Mason Bird Building
303 Sevenoaks Street
Cannington
Western Australia 6107
Mailing address: Locked Bag 14
Cloisters Square PO
Western Australia 6850
Phone: 1300 307 877
Phone: 08 6251 2200
Email: safety@dmirs.wa.gov.au
Website: WorkSafe Western Australia (Opens in new window)