This model Code of Practice has been developed to provide practical guidance for persons who conduct a business or undertaking and have management or control of plant in the workplace, as well as to persons who install and commission plant. It includes information about specific control measures required under the WHS Regulations applying in a jurisdiction for plant general.
To have legal effect in a jurisdiction, the model Code of Practice must be approved as a code of practice in that jurisdiction. To determine if this model Code of Practice has been approved as a code of practice in a particular jurisdiction, check with the relevant regulator.
This Code has been revised and republished in September 2013. An amendments table advising the changes that have been made to this Code is included in the September 2013 version. The previous version is located on the Safe Work Australia historical versions page.
Topic: Plant and equipment
Type: Model Code of Practice
Publication Date: 27/09/2013