Codes of practice for work health and safety

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A code of practice provides practical guidance for your business on how to achieve health and safety standards required under the Work Health and Safety Act 2011 (PDF, 948KB) (WHS Act). A code of practice also has effective ways to identify and manage risks.

Below are the codes of practice in place:

Information on the industry code of practice for the storage and use of chemicals at rural workplaces and the hazardous chemicals code of practice can be found on the Australian Business Licence and Information Service (ABLIS).

Information on Occupational diving operations - standards operational practice and Work health and safety and underwater diving work, incorporating recreational and occupational diving can also be found on ABLIS.

The National code of practice for the preparation of material safety data sheets [NOHSC:2011 (1994)] can be found on ABLIS.

Information on the Health and safety in welding advisory standard can be found on ABLIS.

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