Approved Code of Practice for Manual Handling (Maritime Industry) - Australian Government


You may be required to comply with this code if you work in the maritime industry. The purpose of this code is to provide practical advice for the identification, assessment and control of risks arising from manual handling activity in the Maritime industry.

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

Seafarers Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Authority

Contact details

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


Operating address: Comcare, Level 4
121 Marcus Clarke Street
Australian Capital Territory 2601
Mailing address: GPO Box 9905
Australian Capital Territory 2601
Phone: 02 62750070
Phone: 1300366979
Fax: 02 62750067