Australian Standard AS 1892 Portable Ladders - Western Australia


You will be required to comply with this standard if you are the manager of a mine, or the principal employer at a mine. You must ensure that any construction work is undertaken in accordance with this standard.

This Standard has multiple parts and specifies requirements for the design, construction and use of portable ladders. The four parts of the standard are:

  • AS/NZS 1892.1:1996 - Portable Ladders - Metal
  • AS/NZS 1892.2:1996 - Portable Ladders - Timber
  • AS/NZS 1892.3:1996 - Portable Ladders - Reinforced Plastic
  • AS/NZS 1892.5:2000 - Portable Ladders - Selection, safe use and care.

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

Service type

Code of Practice

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Act(s) name

Mines Safety and Inspection Act 1994 WA

Regulation(s) name

Mines Safety and Inspection Regulations 1995 WA

Administering agency

Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety

Resources Safety

Contact details

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Mine Safety

Resources Safety

Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety

Operating address: Level 2
1 Adelaide Terrace
East Perth, Western Australia 6004
Mailing address: Mineral House
100 Plain Street
East Perth, Western Australia 6004
Phone: 08 9358 8010
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