Work Health and Safety Regulation 2017
Current version for 10 June 2020 to date (accessed 3 July 2020 at 07:55)
236   Lifts
(1)  The person with management or control of a lift at a workplace (including a person with management or control of maintenance of a lift) must ensure that—
(a)  if there is a risk of a person falling down a lift well—
(i)  secure barriers are provided to prevent access to openings into the lift well by someone other than a person who is performing work in the lift well, and
(ii)  secure working platforms or equivalent arrangements are provided for a person who is working in the lift well to prevent a fall from height, and
(b)  if there is a risk to a person working in a lift well from objects falling onto that person—a secure barrier is provided to prevent, so far as is reasonably practicable, falling objects from striking the person or otherwise causing a risk.
Maximum penalty—
(a)  in the case of an individual—40 penalty units, or
(b)  in the case of a body corporate—210 penalty units.
(2)  The person must ensure that there is a safe means of entry to and exit from the base of the lift well.
Maximum penalty—
(a)  in the case of an individual—40 penalty units, or
(b)  in the case of a body corporate—210 penalty units.
(3)  The person must ensure that there is fixed, in a prominent place in the lift, a sign that states the safe working load specified in the design of the lift.
Maximum penalty—
(a)  in the case of an individual—40 penalty units, or
(b)  in the case of a body corporate—210 penalty units.