Work Health and Safety (Managing Risks of Plant in the Workplace Code of Practice) Approval 2012 - Australian Capital Territory


You may be required to comply with this code if you intend to operate a business that uses plant in the workplace. The code provides guidance on how to manage health and safety risks of plant once it is in the workplace. Compliance is required from plant installation, commissioning and use through to the decommissioning and dismantling stages.

For the purpose of complying with this code, plant includes any:

  • Machinery;
  • Equipment;
  • Appliance;
  • Container;
  • Implement; and
  • Tool in the workplace.

Plant also includes any component, part, fitting or connection to any of the above items. 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