OHS Code

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

Section 132 Rest platform exemption

If each worker working on a drilling rig or service rig on a fixed ladder is equipped with and wears a climb assist device that complies with the manufacturer’s specifications or specifications certified by a professional engineer, an employer is not required to

(a) provide the ladder with rest platforms, or

(b) to have the side rails extend not less than 1050 millimetres above the point at which the workers get on or off.