Occupational Health and Safety Act 2000 No 40.
Windowline cares about the health and safety of our clients and personnel and take all necessary steps to meet current safety requirements.
To comply with the “Occupational Health and Safety Act” and WorkCover requirements; we are now using some type of fall protection system on all Windowline projects.
The use of appropriate control measures is also in the interest of the Owners Corporation.
The controller of the workplace, as defined in the act, and in this case the Owners Corporation, may also be liable in the event of an injury.
WORK COVER SAYS:
The risks associated with working at heights must be controlled. The following control measures are listed in the order in which they must be applied under clause 56 of the OHS Regulation.
1. Temporary work platforms
Risks must be controlled through the use of stable and securely fenced work platforms (such as scaffolding or other forms of portable work platform).
Guardrails should only be used in situations when it is not reasonably practicable to use temporary work platforms.
3. Fall arrest systems
Fall arrest systems should only be used in situations when it is not reasonably practicable to use either temporary work platforms or guardrails.