Formwork Code of Practice - Australian Capital Territory


You may need to comply with this code if you intend to operate a business that is involved in erecting or dismantling formwork and associated equipment. The code lists requirements for the design, planning, preparation and conduct of work related to erecting and dismantling formwork and associated equipment.

Formwork is a high risk activity as it usually involves working at heights over rough, uneven and potentially unstable terrain. Formwork may also involve multi-storey work where there is risk of structural collapse or objects falling on workers and bystanders.

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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