Work Health and Safety (Construction Work Code of Practice) Approval 2014 - Australian Capital Territory


This code sets out the minimum Work Health and Safety standards for the construction industry. You may be required to comply with this code if you intend to operate a business that involves:

  • Construction;
  • Alteration;
  • Conversion;
  • Fitting-out;
  • Commissioning;
  • Renovation;
  • Repair;
  • Maintenance;
  • Refurbishment;
  • Demolition; or
  • Decommissioning or dismantling of a structure.

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.

Administering agency

Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development Directorate

Access Canberra

WorkSafe ACT

Contact details

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General Enquiries

Phone: 02 62073000
Fax: 02 62050336