Australian Standard AS 3850-2003 Tilt-up Concrete Construction - Western Australia

Service summary

You may be required to comply with this code if you are an employer or contractor and undertake any concrete tilt up work at your workplace or manufacture tilt-up concrete panels.

You must ensure that the:

  • Design and drawings;
  • Materials, components and equipment used in the manufacturing;
  • Manufacturing;
  • Transport, cranage, temporary storage and trection; and
  • Design, construction and removal of temporary bracing and fixing;

of tilt-up concrete panels complies with this standard.

This standard sets out the requirements for the planning, design, casting, transportation and erection of tilt-up panels.

This standard does not apply to other precast concrete members such as columns, beams, flooring panels and fade panels that are not rotated about one edge and / or temporarily braced before being incorporated into the final structure.

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.

Other resources

Administering agency

Department of Commerce
WorkSafe Western Australia

Act(s) name

Occupational Safety and Health Act 1984 (Western Australia)

Regulation(s) name

Occupational Safety and Health Regulations 1996 (Western Australia)

Contact details

Enquiries Officer, Business Service Centre
Department of Commerce
WorkSafe Western Australia

Operating address:
Level 1, Mason Bird Building
303 Sevenoaks Street
Western Australia 6107
Mailing address:
Locked Bag 14
Cloisters Square PO
Western Australia 6850


08 6251 2200


1300 307 877


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