Improving the
standard of
safety of those
people required to
work at height.

TECHNICAL INFO

Relevant Regulatory Authorities & Legislation

Australian Capital Territory
WorkCover ACT
02 6205 0200
www.act.gov.au
  • Work Health & Safety Act 2011.
www.legislation.act.gov.au
National Offshore Petroleum Safety & Environmental Management Authority (NOPSEMA)
National Offshore Petroleum Safety & Environmental Management Authority (NOPSEMA)
03 8866 5700
www.nopsema.gov.au
information@nopsema.gov.au
New South Wales
WorkCover NSW
13 10 50
www.workcover.nsw.gov.au
contact@workcover.nsw.gov.au
  • Work Health & Safety Act 2011.
www.legislation.act.gov.au
Northern Territory
WorkCover NT
1800 019 115
www.worksafe.nt.gov.au
  • Workplace Health & Safety Regulations 2006
www.nt.gov.au
NSW Division of Resources and Energy - Mine Safety
NSW Division of Resources and Energy - Mine Safety
02 8281 7777 - Head Office
1300 736 122 - Maitland Office
www.resources.nsw.gov.au/safety
Queensland
Department of Industrial Relations - Workplace Health & Safety QLD
1300 369 915
www.worksafe.qld.gov.au
  • Work Health & Safety Act 2011
  • Workplace Health & Safety Act 1995
  • Workplace Health & Safety Codes of Practice 2005
  • Workplace Health & Safety Regulations 2008
www.legislation.act.gov.au
South Australia
Workplace Service SA
1300 365 255
www.safework.sa.gov.au
help@safework.sa.gov.au
  • Occupational Health, Safety & Welfare Regulations 2010
www.parliament.sa.gov.au
Tasmania
Workplace Standards Tasmania
Department of Industrial Relations - Workplace Health & Safety QLD
1300 366 322 (inside Tasmania)
(03) 6166 4600 (outside Tasmania)
www.worksafe.tas.gov.au
  • Workplace Health & Safety Act 1995
www.thelaw.tas.gov.au
Victoria
Worksafe Victoria
1800 136 089
www.worksafe.vic.gov.au
info@worksafe.vic.gov.au
  • Occupational Health & Safety Act 2004
  • Occupational Health & Safety
    Regulations 2007
www.dms.dpc.vic.gov.au
Western Australia
Department of Commerce (Worksafe WA)
08 9327 8777
www.worksafe.wa.gov.au
safety@commerce.wa.gov.au
  • Occupational Safety & Health Act 1984
  • Occupational Safety & Health Regulations 1996
www.slp.wa.gov.au

For any updates refer to www.safeworkaustralia.gov.au

 

Relevant Standards

Area of Interest Standard
Fall Arrest Equipment
  • AS/NZS 1891.1(2007) Industrial Fall Arrest Systems & Devices Part 1: Safety Belts & Harnesses
  • AS/NZS 1891.2 (2001)Industrial Fall Arrest Systems & Devices Part 2: Horizontal Lifeline and rail systems
  • AS/NZS 1891.3 Industrial Fall Arrest Systems & Devices Part 3: Fall Arrest Devices
  • AS/NZS 1891.4(2009) Industrial Fall Arrest Systems & Devices Part 4: Selection, Use & Maintenance
Rope Access
  • AS/NZS4488.1 Industrial Rope Access Systems – Specifications (1997)
  • AS/NZS4488.2 Industrial Rope Access Systems – Selection, Use & Maintenance (1997)
Portable Ladders
  • AS/NZS 1892.1 Portable Ladders Part 1: Metal (1996)
  • AS/NZS 1892.1 Portable Ladders Part 2: Timber (1992)
  • AS/NZS 1892.1 Portable Ladders Part 3: Reinforced Plastic (1996)
  • AS/NZS 1892.1 Portable Ladders Part 5: Selection, Safe Use and Care (1995)
Scaffolding
  • AS/NZS 1576 Scaffolding
  • AS/NZS 4576 Guidelines for Scaffolding
Elevating Work Platforms
  • AS1418.10 Cranes, Hoists and Winches (Design)
  • AS2550.10 Cranes, Hoists and Winches (Use & Maintenance)