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Prevention Of Falls In General Construction - Compliance Code

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    Document Type: Compliance Code
    Keycode: WCC005/01/07.08 - web only
    Industry: Construction, 
    Category: Falls Prevention, General, 
    Current Version: 1.0
    Date First Published: 18 September 2008
    Summary: This compliance code applies to fall hazards associated with construction work. Although the code can be applied to house construction, it is not specifically tailored to this type of construction. It is recommended that current WorkSafe guidance for the prevention of falls in housing construction be used in the first instance. This compliance code replaces Code of Practice No.28 (2004) Prevention of Falls in General Construction.

This compliance code applies to fall hazards associated with construction work. Although the code can be applied to house construction, it is not specifically tailored to this type of construction. It is recommended that current WorkSafe guidance for the prevention of falls in housing construction be used in the first instance.

This code applies to employers, managers and controllers of workplaces, installers, erectors and commissioners of plant and self-employed persons.  It may also be useful to employees and HSRs.  It does not apply to the assembly, inspection, servicing or repair of mobile plant.