Code of Practice for Ambient Factors in the Workplace - Australian Government

Description

You must comply with this code if you operate a regulated Australian vessel that is:

  • Constructed after 20th August 2013; and
  • At least 500 gross tonnage.

The code sets out the minimum standard for ambient factors on board a Regulated Australian Vessel.

For the purpose of complying with this code, ambient factors are:

  • Hazardous airborne chemicals;
  • Ionizing and non-ionizing radiation;
  • Ultraviolet light;
  • Infra-red light;
  • Visible Radiation;
  • Electric and Magnetic Fields;
  • Noise;
  • Vibration;
  • High and low temperatures; and
  • Humidity.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

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

Navigation Act 2012 AG

Regulation(s) name

Navigation Regulations 2013 AG

Administering agency

Australian Maritime Safety Authority

Navigation Safety and International Division

Contact details

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Enquiries

Navigation Safety and International Division

Australian Maritime Safety Authority

Operating address: 82 Northbourne Avenue
Braddon
Australian Capital Territory 2612
Mailing address: GPO BOX 2181
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601
Phone: 02 6279 5664
Fax: 02 6279 5966