Guidance note - Fall prevention for scaffolders

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This guidance note applies to all workplaces in Western Australia covered by the Occupational Safety and Health Act 1984 (OSH Act) and provides guidance for employers and workers on the management of safety and health hazards and risks that may arise in relation to workers constructing scaffolding and some of the legislative requirements in the OSH Act and Occupational Safety and Health Regulations 1996.

This guidance note has been adapted from guidance material published by WorkSafe Victoria and modified to reflect Western Australian terminology and practice following consultation with Construction Industry Safety Advisory Committee. 

 

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Last updated 20 May 2014

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