Work Health and Safety (First Aid in the Workplace Code of Practice) Approval 2015 - Australian Capital Territory


You may be required to comply with this code if you intend to operate a business and you:

  • Employ workers to undertake work for you, or if you direct or influence work carried out by employees;
  • Expect staff to do tasks which may put them at risk;
  • Manage or control the workplace or fixtures, fittings or plant at the workplace;
  • Design, manufacture, import or supply plant, substances or structures for use at a workplace; or
  • Install or construct structures at a workplace.

For the purpose of compliance with this code, you must consult with your employees, contractors, on-hire workers, volunteers and any other people who are working for you in regards to first aid. 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.

Act(s) name

Work Health and Safety Act 2011 ACT

Regulation(s) name

Work Health and Safety Regulation 2011 ACT

Administering agency

Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development Directorate

Access Canberra

WorkSafe ACT

Contact details

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General Enquiries

WorkSafe ACT

Access Canberra

Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development Directorate

Phone: 02 62073000
Fax: 02 62050336