Workplace Health and Safety and underwater diving work, incorporating recreational and occupational diving - Queensland

Service summary

Scope of this legislative Instrument:

For diving work see:

The Work Health and Safety Act 2011

The Work Health and Safety Regulation 2011 Park 4.8 Diving Work

The Occupational Diving Work Code of Practice 2005

For recreational diving and snorkelling conducted at a workplace see:

The Safety in Recreational Water Activities Act 2011

The Safety in Recreational Diving, Recreational Technical Diving and Snorkelling Code of Practice 2011

The following Guides or Booklets are available:

See:http://www.deir.qld.gov.au/workplace/subjects/diving/index.htm

The following Subordinate Legislation should also be examined:

  • The Recreational Diving, Recreational Technical Diving and Snorkelling Code of Practice 2011.
  • The Occupational Diving Work Code of Practice 2005.

Codes of Practice can be found at: https://www.worksafe.qld.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0010/58177/occupational-diving-work-cop-2005.pdf and https://www.worksafe.qld.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0006/58191/recreational-diving-recreational-technical-diving-snorkelling-cop-2011.pdf.

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.

Publications Details

Administering agency

Workplace Health and Safety Queensland
Workplace Health and Safety

Contact details

Phone:

1300 362 128

Supporting information

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