Code of practice for plant - Queensland

Service summary

The Managing risks of plant in the workplace code of practice 2013 gives practical advice on ways to manage exposure to risks related to the use of plant, including its safe design, manufacture and installation. It outlines the obligations of persons involved with plant and provides information on risks and their control.

Plant includes:

  • machinery, equipment, appliance, pressure vessel, implement and tool
  • personal protective equipment, and
  • a component of plant and a fitting, connection, accessory or adjunct to plant.

Please consult the Agency Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) 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

Workplace Health and Safety Queensland

Act(s) name

Work Health and Safety Act 2011 (Queensland)

Contact details

Workplace Health and Safety Queensland

Phone:

1300 362 128

Website:

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Supporting information

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