This code of practice applies to your business if you carry out work involving the demolition of a structure. Demolition work involves the demolishing or dismantling of a structure or part of a structure that is load-bearing or otherwise related to the physical integrity of the structure. A structure is anything that is constructed, whether fixed or moveable, temporary or permanent, and includes buildings, sheds, towers, chimney stacks, silos or storage tanks.
This code of practice provides practical guidance on how to comply with your work health and safety duties, including effective ways to identify and manage risks.
You are 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.