OHS Code

Published Date: July 01, 2009
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Part 8 Entrances, Walkways, Stairways and Ladders

Section 121 Walkways, runways and ramps

(1) An employer must ensure that a walkway, runway or ramp

(a) is strong enough to support the equipment and workers who may use it,

(b) is at least 600 millimetres wide,

(c) is wide enough to ensure the safe movement of equipment and workers, and

(d) has the appropriate toe boards and guardrails required by Part 22.

(2) An employer must ensure that the surface of a walkway, runway or ramp has sufficient traction to allow workers to move on it safely.