Demolition (Amendment No.1 To Code Of Practice No. 14)(1998)
- Demolition (Amendment No.1 to Code of Practice No. 14)(1998) (PDF 18kb)
Document Type: Code of Practice
Keycode: VWA019/01/12.02 - web only
Division Author: Construction
Publication Date: 22 February 1998
Date First Published: 22 February 1998
Summary: This publication amends the guidance on fall prevention given in the original (1991) edition of the Code of Practice for Demolition.
About this publication
Demolition (Amendment No.1) amends Demolition (Code of Practice No. 14) in respect to guidance on individual fall arrest systems for people engaged in work at height on demolition sites. It consists of 4 pages.
Under the Occupational Health and Safety Act 1985 (old Act), approved Codes of Practice enabled people to meet their duties under Victoria's health and safety laws by complying with the related part of a Code of Practice.
On 1 July 2005, the old Act was repealed and be replaced by the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004 (new Act). The new Act does not provide for making Codes of Practice. Therefore, complying with a Code of Practice may not necessarily mean compliance with a duty under the new Act .
This Code of Practice continues to be available as a source of practical guidance, and will contribute to industry state of knowledge, to assist those who must comply with health and safety laws.