You may be required to comply with this code if you intend to operate a business where employees are required to undertake hazardous manual tasks. For the purpose of compliance with this Code, a hazardous manual task is a task that requires a person to lift, lower, push, pull, carry or otherwise move, hold or restrain any person, animal or thing involving one or more of the following:
- Repetitive or sustained force;
- High or sudden force;
- Repetitive movement;
- Sustained or awkward posture; or
- Exposure to vibration.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.
Code of Practice
A code of practice can be either a legal requirement or non-legal requirement. Legal codes of practice are defined as a result of legislation. Non-legal codes of practice are defined by industry regulators and bodies.
Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development Directorate
Work Health and Safety Act 2011 (Australian Capital Territory)
Work Health and Safety Regulation 2011 (Australian Capital Territory)
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