OHS Code

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

Section 340 Single-pole scaffolds

An employer must ensure that

(a) a wooden single-pole scaffold is used only as a light duty scaffold and is not more than 9 metres in height,

(b) the uprights on a wooden single-pole scaffold are spaced not more than 3 metres apart, and

(c) the dimensions and/or strength of members of single-pole scaffolds are not less than those specified in Schedule 6, Tables 7 and 8.