OHS Code

Published Date: July 01, 2009
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Part 23 Scaffolds and Temporary Work Platforms

Section 332 Bracket scaffolds

(1) An employer must ensure that a bracket scaffold

(a) is constructed, installed and used in accordance with the manufacturer’s specifications or specifications certified by a professional engineer,

(b) is securely attached to the support wall in a manner that prevents the bracket from dislodging, and

(c) is used only as a light duty scaffold.

(2) An employer must ensure that the brackets on a bracket scaffold are spaced at intervals of not more than 3 metres.