Occupational Health And Safety References

Australia Wide

  • National Workplace Health and Safety Act, and in particular
  • The  National Code Of Practice for “Managing the Risks of Falls at the Workplace.  Here is the link for your copy.

New South Wales

Work Cover Codes of Practice:

  • 2006 Guide “Safe Working At Height”
  • Safe Work on Roofs Part 1 Commercial and Industrial Buildings 1993
  • Safe Work on Roofs Part 2 Residential Buildings 2004
  • Safe Line Systems 1995

Work Cover Guides:

  • Safe Working at Heights 2004 (Pocket Guide)
  • Use of Fall Arrest Systems (Safety Guide No.4512)
  • Portable Ladders
  • Working off Stepladders
  • Hazard Identification & Risk Assessment Manual for Builders 1997

Northern Territory

WorkSafe Codes of Practice:

  • Prevention of Falls at Workplaces Part 1 – Roofing and Cladding 2000
  • Prevention of Falls at Workplaces General 2000

Guides:

  • Bulletin – Construction Edge Protection 2000
  • Bulletin – Construction Portable Ladder Safety 2000

South Australia

Codes of Practice do not exist for Working at Heights

Guides:

  • Working at Heights Booklet 2000
  • Working on Fragile Roofing 2000
  • Ladders 2000

Queensland

Codes of Practice do not exist for Working at Heights

Tasmania

Workcover Codes of Practice:

  • Code of Practice for Working At Heights in Commercial Construction 2000

Guides:

  • Ladder Safety 1998

Victoria

WorkCover Codes of Practice:

  • OHS Prevention of Falls regulations 2003
  • Prevention of Falls in General Construction No. 28 of 2004
  • Prevention of Falls in Housing Construction No. 29 of 2004

WorkCover Guides:

  • Falls Prevention Advice and Compliance with OH&S Regulations 2003 in the Agriculture Sector
  • Falls Prevention on Roofs

Western Australia

Codes of Practice:

  • Prevention of Falls at Workplaces 2004

National Codes of Practice (National Occupational Health and Safety Commission)

  • National Code of Practice for the Prevention of Falls from Heights in Construction Work Draft 2004. Draft 2005
  • HIA National OH&S Code of Practice for the Prevention of Falls in Low Density Housing Construction Work Draft July 2005

 

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