Codes of Practice

The following model Codes of Practice have been finalised for implementation under the Intergovernmental Agreement for Regulatory and Operational Reform in Occupational Health and Safety.

NOTE : The following model Codes of Practice have been finalised for implementation under the Intergovernmental Agreement for Regulatory and Operational Reform in Occupational Health and Safety.

Codes of Practice

How to Manage Work Health and Safety Risks

This model Code of Practice has been developed to provide practical guidance for persons who have duties to manage risks to health and safety under the WHS Act and Regulations applying in a jurisdiction. The duty is placed on persons conducting a business or undertaking, including employers, self-employed, principal contractors, persons with management or control of a workplace, designers, manufacturers, importers and suppliers of plant, substances or structures that are used for work.

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.

Publication Information

Topic: Risks
Type: Model Code of Practice
Industry: General
Publication Date: 7/12/2011

Posted in: Risks

Publications

ISBN Title / Download File Format File Size
9780642333025 How_to_Manage_Work_Health_and_Safety_Risks.doc DOC 2.04 MB
9780642333018 How_to_Manage_Work_Health_and_Safety_Risks.pdf PDF 1.17 MB