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Abrasive blasting code of practice 2021 - Queensland


You will need to comply with this code if you carry out work involving abrasive blasting or use abrasive blasting products. Abrasive blasting involves using a stream of abrasive material propelled at high speed to clean, abrade, etch or change the original appearance or condition of the surface. Abrasive blasting includes high pressure air, liquid and steam blasting incorporating abrasive material.

This code provides practical guidance on how to comply with your work health and safety duties, including effective ways to identify and manage risks.

You will either need to comply with this code of practice or an alternative method that sets an equivalent or higher standard of work health and safety.

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.

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Administering agency

Office of Industrial Relations

Workplace Health and Safety Queensland

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