Managing Risks of Plant in the Workplace Code of Practice - Australian Capital Territory


You may need to comply with this code if you intend to operate a business that uses plant in the workplace. The code provides guidance on how to manage health and safety risks of plant once it is in the workplace. Compliance is needed from plant installation, commissioning and use through to the decommissioning and dismantling stages.

For the purpose of complying with this code, plant includes any:

  • machinery
  • equipment
  • appliance
  • container
  • implement
  • tool in the workplace.

Plant also includes any component, part, fitting or connection to any of the above items.

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

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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