Latest Code of Practice on Scaffolding

Australia has had some awful scaffolding collapses and swing-stage incidents over recent times.  (At least four articles on the issue can be found in SafetyAtWorkBlog by using the search function on the right).  Sometimes, some would say often, Australian OHS regulators can respond quickly to a workplace situation.

The Queensland Government commissioned a review of suspended, or swing stage, scaffolding  by Dr Andrew Baigent.  The report was finalised in August 2008.  A new scaffolding code of practice was released in early July 2009.
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