Work Health and Safety Consultation, Co-operation and Co-ordination Code of Practice - Tasmania

Service summary

You may be required to comply with this code if you intend to conduct a business or undertaking covered by the Work Health and Safety Act and Regulations. This code provides information on mechanisms for consultation, co-operation and co-ordination between workers affected or likely to be affected by health and safety matters, and for the facilitation of worker participation and representation.

Undertakings which may require compliance with this code include:

  • engaging workers to undertake work, or directing or influencing work carried out by workers
  • conducting a business or undertaking which may put other people at risk
  • managing or controlling a workplace or its fixtures, fittings or plant
  • designing, manufacturing, importing or supplying plant, substances or structures for use at a workplace
  • installing, constructing or commissioning plant or structures at a workplace.

Please consult the 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

Department of Justice
WorkSafe Tasmania

Act(s) name

Work Health and Safety Act 2012 (Tasmania)

Regulation(s) name

Work Health and Safety Regulations 2012 (Tasmania)

Contact details

Department of Justice
WorkSafe Tasmania

Operating address:
30 Gordons Hill Road
Rosny Park
Tasmania 7018
Mailing address:
Rosny Park, Tasmania 7018


03 6166 4600


1300 366 322


03 6173 0206

Supporting information


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