Formwork code of practice 2016 - Queensland


You will need to comply with this code if you carry out construction work involving formwork, including high risk construction work. Formwork is a temporary structure that supports part or the whole of a permanent structure until it is self-supporting, such as a surface used to contain and shape wet concrete.

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 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.

Other resources

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Comply All Formwork code of practice 2016 - PDF (Opens in new window)

Administering agency

Office of Industrial Relations

Workplace Health and Safety Queensland

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