You will need to comply with this code if you undertake any activity covered by work health and safety legislation. This includes:
- conducting any business or undertaking while self-employed, employing others, or acting as a contractor
- managing or controlling a workplace
- designing, manufacturing, importing or supplying plant, substances or structures used for work.
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.