Code of Practice for Managing Risks in Stevedoring - Northern Territory


You will be required to comply with this code if you intend to conduct a business associated with stevedoring.

Stevedoring involves all activities directly connected with:

  • loading or unloading of vessel cargo
  • stacking and storing on the wharf, and  
  • receiving and delivering cargo within the terminal or facility.
This Code provides practical guidance for managing health and safety risks associated with stevedoring.

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.

Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources
Comply All Managing Risks in Stevedoring (Opens in new window)

Administering agency

Department of the Attorney-General and Justice

NT WorkSafe