1 GENERAL

1.1 SCOPE

Trade: Nationally Certified Height Safety & Access Technicians / Professionals, with min. $10 Million Public Liability.

This specification is to be read in conjunction with the drawings and related specifications provided to:

Design, Manufacture, Supply, Install & Certify an Access & Fall Prevention System for the following foreseeable tasks (where applicable):

  1. Roof Access
  2. Fa├žade & Window Access
  3. Access Between Levels
  4. Elevated Electrical & Lighting Access
  5. Gutter Access
  6. Lift Pit & Tank Access
  7. Mechanical, Solar, Wind & Communication Access
  8. Structural Integrity & Asset Monitoring Access
  9. Access across roofs, un-even & fragile surfaces.
  10. Emergency Evacuation

Outputs:

  1. Compliant Building Access & Roof Safety System, with 10 year warranty (Non-adverse conditions).
  2. Safe Design Report / Detailed Proof of As Built System Compliance (Test, Inspect & Competency Reports).
  3. Standard / Shop Drawings.
  4. Asset Layout & Rigging Plan (Harness-based systems)
  5. User Operation & Maintenance Manual (includes: Base-rescue plan)
  6. Maintain Roof & Structural Integrity
  7. Safe Work Method Statement  - Managing Environment & Task Specific Risks - Consulting with other Trades.

1.2. PERFORMANCE MEASURES

Outputs shall comply with the Compliance Material, as is practicable to the Hierarchy of Access, Fall Protection & Control in order of priority below (portable ladders, administrative & harness based system are last resort):

Access & Fall Prevention Specific Compliance Material:

  1. Occupational Safety and Health Regulations 1996 (WA)
  2. AS 1657 - Fixed platforms, walkways, stairways and ladders.
  3. AS/NZS 1576 – Scaffolding – series
  4. AS NZS 4576-1995 - Guidelines for scaffolding
  5. AS/NZS 2550.10:2006 – Cranes, hoists and winches – Safe use – Mobile elevating work platforms
  6. AS NZS 4488 - Industrial rope access series
  7. AS/NZS ISO 22846-2:2012 — Rope access systems — Part 2: Code of practice
  8. AS/NZS 1891- Industrial fall-arrest series
  9. AS/NZS 5532:2013 – Manufacturing requirements of for single-point anchor device used for harness-based working at height
  10. AS/NZS 1892 - Portable ladders industrial ladder series
  11. AS 2865-2009 Confined spaces
  12. Code of Practice – Prevention of Falls at Workplaces 2004 (WA)
  13. Specification - 0110 General Requirements – 0113 – Access for maintenance

General Safety, Quality & Due Diligence Compliance Material:

  1. Occupational Safety & Health Act 1984 (WA)
  2. Building Act 2011 (WA)
  3. Building Regulations 2011 (WA)
  4. Manufacturers Product Specifications & Instructions
  5. National Construction Code 2016
  6. ISO 9001 – Quality Management Systems.
  7. AS/NZS 4801    Occupational health and safety management systems
  8. AS/NZS HB 436:2013 – Risk management guidelines -companion to ISO 31000:2009
  9. Code of Practice – Safe Design of Structures 2012 (Cth).
  10. AS/NZS ISO 19011:2014 -Guidelines for auditing management systems
  11. Safe Work Australia. [2013] - How to determine reasonably practicable to meet health and safety duty.

2. Building Access & Fall Prevention Specialists & Equipment Manufacturers: 

  1. High Safe Australia (5/83 Kent Way, Malaga, WA 6090 / info@highsafe.com.au / 08 9479 7806)
  2. HEIGHTECH (4 Jaggs Way, Kardinya WA 6163 /  1800 723 343 / http://heightech.com.au )
  3. Safety Access Solutions (www.safetyaccessperth.com / info@safetyaccessperth.com / 0448 322 888)