Australian Standard AS 1885.1-1990 Measurement of Occupational Health and Safety Performance - Describing and Reporting Occupational Injuries and Disease - Australian Government

Service summary

You will be required to comply with this standard if you are the operator of a ship that is engaged in trade or commerce:

  • Between Australia and places outside Australia;
  • Between 2 places outside Australia;
  • Between the States of Australia; or
  • Within a Territory, or between a State and a Territory or between 2 Territories.

This includes a vessel that is licensed to engage in coastal trade, as well as certain offshore industry vessels.

The operator of a ship must report the average number of full-time equivalent employees of the operator in that financial year. The average must be calculated in accordance with this standard.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance that may be required.

Service type

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.

Administering agency

Seafarers Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Authority

Act(s) name

Occupational Health and Safety (Commonwealth Employment) Act 1991 (Australian Government)

Regulation(s) name

Occupational Health and Safety (Maritime Industry) (National Standards) Regulations 2003 (Australian Government)

Contact details

Enquiries
Seafarers Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Authority


Operating address:
Comcare, Level 4
121 Marcus Clarke Street
Canberra
Australian Capital Territory 2601
Mailing address:
GPO Box 9905
Canberra
Australian Capital Territory 2601

Phone:

1300366979

Phone:

02 62750070

Fax:

02 62750067
seacare@comcare.gov.au

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