Compliance codes and codes of practice

Provide practical guidance to those who have duties or obligations under occupational health and safety, dangerous goods and workers compensation legislation.

Note: On 18 June 2017 the Occupational Health and Safety Regulations 2007 were repealed and replaced by the Occupational Health and Safety Regulations 2017. Complying with a compliance code made in relation to the old regulations may not necessarily mean compliance with a duty under the new regulations.

These compliance codes continue 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.

Dangerous goods code of practice

Workplace Injury Rehabilitation and Compensation (WIRC) Act code of practice

Lead code of practice

Note: On 1 July 2005, the Occupational Health and Safety Act 1985 was repealed and replaced by the OHS Act. The OHS 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 has been made available as a source of practical guidance, and will contribute to industry state of knowledge and assist those who must comply with health and safety laws.