OHS Code

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

Section 330 Scaffold platform

(1) An employer must ensure that the platform of a scaffold

(a) is a minimum width of 500 millimetres, except that a nominal 300 millimetre wide platform may be used with ladderjacks, pump jacks or similar systems,

(b) does not have an open space between the platform and a structure that is greater than 250 millimetres in width,

(c) if not level, is designed to ensure adequate footing for workers using the platform, and

(d) is continuous around obstructions that would create openings into or through which a worker might step or fall through.

(2) Repealed