Australian New Zealand Standard AS / NZS 2299.1:2007 Occupational Diving Operations - Standard Operational Practice - Tasmania

Service summary

You will be required to comply with this standard if you intend to carry out high risk diving work. High risk diving work involves any of the following:

  • construction work
  • the assembly of prefabricated elements to form a structure
  • inspections for the purpose of construction work
  • the recovery or salvage of a large structure or large item of plant for commercial purposes.

It does not include minor work carried out for the purpose of cleaning, inspecting, maintaining or searching for a vessel or mooring.

This standard provides requirements for personnel, equipment and procedures used in occupational underwater operations in up to 50m depth of water using compressed air or similar oxygen-nitrogen mixtures as the breathing medium. It contains requirements concerning how the work must be carried out, as well as the competence and fitness of the persons carrying out the work.

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


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