The Builder (or Owner Builder) is legally obligated to ensure their building site has adequate scaffold to protect all trades people working on their project along with the safety of the general public.
Western Scaffold employ fully licensed and qualified staff to work on all scaffold installations and dismantles.
Don't risk having unsafe scaffolding which could injure or kill. Call Western Scaffold to take care of the scaffold design, installation and dismantle on your building site.
Occupational Health & Safety
Western Scaffold states our commitment to ensuring the health, safety and welfare of all persons (including employees, contractors, and members of the public) at our workplaces.
We demonstrate this commitment to safety by:
- Involving staff in workplace health and safety matters
- Employing suitably trained and qualified tradepersons
- Employing suitably trained and qualified OH&S personnel
- Meeting legislative requirements
And by providing:
- Adequate resources to meet OH&S requirements
- Training and induction’s as required
- Site safety Plans, Risk Analysis
- Documentation and Safe Work Method Statements
Western Scaffold's Workplace Health and Safety Plans address those workplace health and safety issues applicable to any of our projects.
The plan has also been prepared to help ensure compliance with all relevant Acts, Regulations, Codes of Practice, Advisory Standards and Australian Standards as applicable ini those Australian States and Territories where work may be conducted.
An understanding of the contents of the Workplace Health and Safety Plan are mandatory for Western Scaffold supervisors and workers at each project. It outlines the responsibilities, procedures and actions required of all workers and other persons at a workplace so as to achieve a high standard of workplace health and safety whilst working on a project.
All scaffolding will be erected in accordance with the Western Scaffold erection manual. Method statements will be followed where the manual does not cover the erection of the particular scaffolding.
It is expected that all persons at the workplace will accept their responsibilities and obligations as prescribed in the Workplace Health and Safety Plan.
This will enable them to ensure compliance with all procedure outlined in the Workplace Health and Safety Plan.
For further information on Workplace Health & Safety regulations in Victoria, please visit the WorkSafe Victoria website. If you are located outside Victoria, please check with your local Workplace Health & Safety department.