Work Health and Safety (How to Safely Remove Asbestos) Code of Practice - Australian Capital Territory

Description

You will be required to comply with this code if you are an asbestos removalist involved in asbestos removal in Australian workplaces. The code covers minimum standards and requirements for the safe removal of asbestos-containing materials (ACM) from all workplaces.

It should be noted that there is an inconsistency clause listed in the Act where regulations that are in conflict with approved codes are to be complied with. Any requirement of this code that is in conflict with what a regulation states may be disregarded, and the regulation complied with.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance that may be required.

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

Dangerous Substances Act 2004 Australian Capital Territory

Administering agency

Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development Directorate

Access Canberra

WorkSafe ACT

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

General Enquiries

WorkSafe ACT

Access Canberra

Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development Directorate

Mailing address: GPO BOX 158
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601
Phone: 02 6207 3000
Fax: 02 6205 0336
Email: worksafe@act.gov.au