The new codes

  • Managing asbestos in workplaces (previously Managing asbestos in workplaces compliance code, 2008)
  • Removing asbestos in workplaces (previously Removing asbestos in workplaces compliance code, 2008)
  • Prevention of falls in housing construction (previously Prevention of falls in general construction compliance code, 2008)
  • Prevention of falls in general construction (previously Prevention of falls in housing construction code of practice, 2004)

Copies of the codes are available for download below. They are also available for viewing from all WorkSafe offices.

Contact our advisory service on 1800 136 089 from 8:30am to 5:00pm, Monday to Friday, with any questions about the new codes.

What has changed?

The new compliance codes have been updated to reflect the OHS Regulations 2017 and to reflect modern work practices.

A response to public comment for each code is available below.

Compliance codes review

With the new OHS Regulations 2017 in effect, the compliance codes that align with the regulations were also under review. In consultation with stakeholders, WorkSafe has updated the codes. All codes were also provided for public comment.

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