Abrasive Blasting Code of Practice - Australian Capital Territory


You may be required to comply with this code if you conduct a business that undertakes abrasive blasting or has a duty to manage the risks of abrasive blasting.

Abrasive blasting means propelling a stream of abrasive material at high speed against a surface using compressed air, liquid, steam, centrifugal wheels or paddles to clean, abrade, etch or otherwise change the original appearance or condition of the surface.

Duties in relation to abrasive blasting include:

  • managing associated health and safety risks
  • managing hazards
  • implementing control measures.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice is a set of rules which details how people in a certain industry should behave. A code of practice can be defined as a result of legislation or by industry regulators and bodies.

Other resources

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Comply All Abrasive Blasting Code of Practice (Opens in new window)

Act(s) name

Work Health and Safety Act 2011 Australian Capital Territory

Regulation(s) name

Work Health and Safety Regulation 2011 Australian Capital Territory

Administering agency

Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development Directorate

Access Canberra

WorkSafe ACT

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