Work Health and Safety Consultation, Cooperation and Coordination Code of Practice - Australian Capital Territory


You may need to comply with this code if you intend to operate a business where you need to consult with workers about work health and safety matters.

The code provides guidance on how to consult, co-operate and co-ordinate activities with other duty holders who share responsibility for the same work health and safety matters. It will apply to your business activities if 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
  • 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. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be needed.

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

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

Australian Capital Territory
Mailing address: GPO BOX 158
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601
Phone: 02 6207 3000
Fax: 02 6205 0336
Website: WorkSafe ACT (Opens in new window)