Construction Work Code of Practice - Australian Capital Territory


You may need to comply with this code of practice if you intend to carry out construction work. Construction work can be any work carried out in connection with the construction, alteration, conversion, fitting-out, commissioning, renovation, repair, maintenance, refurbishment, demolition, decommissioning or dismantling of a structure.

The Code provides guidance for principal contractors and other persons conducting a business or undertaking who carry out construction work on how to meet health and safety requirements. The information and guidance contained in this Code is relevant to all types of construction work and includes specific guidance for businesses working within the housing construction sector.

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.

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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