Managing risks in stevedoring code of practice 2023 - Queensland


You will need to comply with this code if you conduct stevedoring operations. This code applies to designers, manufacturers, importers, suppliers, and installers of plant or structures in relation to all stevedoring activities directly connected with the loading and unloading of cargo, stacking and storing on the wharf, and receiving and delivering cargo within the terminal or facility.

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

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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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