Height Safety Standards Australia

There are a number of Standards that are applicable for the Australian workplace with respect to working at height and confined spaces. As a general rule, Standards are not mandatory, however they are important as they are referred to in the Codes of Practice and they establish minimum standards for product manufacturing, product performance & specifications, as well as use.

The creation of the relevant Standards is overseen by Standards Australia through a committee process, and then to periodically review the documents for changing industry developments.

Standards are only available for purchase from Standards Australia. See www.standards.org.au for more information.

The key Standards that apply include: