Standards & Legislation

Full compliance with Australian codes, standards and legislation. Our solutions are compliant with AS1891.4:2009 and AS1657-2013 and we are highly experienced at working within:

Australian Codes and Standards

Height safety equipment and working at heights practices are governed by the below Standards

  • BCA Volumes 1 & 2 Building Code of Australia:  Class 1 to 9 Buildings
  • AS1657:2018 – Fixed platforms, walkways, stairways and ladders
  • AS/NZS 1891.1 – Part 1: Safety belts and harnesses
  • AS/NZS 1891.2 – Part 2: Horizontal lifeline and rail systems
  • AS/NZS 1891.3 – Part 3: Fall arrest devices
  • AS/NZS 1891.4 – Part 4: Selection, use and maintenance of industrial fall arrest system and devices

Australian Legislation

  • Commonwealth, State and Territory Governments – OHS Acts and Regulations
  • Federal and State Workcover or Workplace Authorities – OHS Codes of Practice, Guidance Publications and Industry Guides
  • Australian Government National OHS Commission – NOHSC Act 1985 (Commonwealth), National Standard for Construction Work NOHSC:1016 (2005), National Standards, Codes of Practice and Guidance Material
  • State and Territory Governments – Building Acts and Regulations
  • ARAA Industry Code

Hierarchy of Fall Protection 

Height Safety Information Sheets  

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