OHS Code Explanation Guide

Published Date: July 01, 2009
Bookmark this page

Part 8 Entrances, Walkways, Stairways and Ladders

Section 124 Restriction on use

To enter or leave an elevated or sub-level area, a ladder should be used only if there is no other safe and recognizable way of doing so. Walking down an earthen ramp or walking up a set of stairs are preferred to using a ladder.