Excavation Work Code of Practice - South Australia

Description

You may be required to comply with this code if you conduct a business that involves excavation work or have a duty to manage the risks of excavation work.

You may achieve compliance with your legislative requirements through another method if it provides an equivalent or higher standard of work health and safety.

Duties in relation to excavation work include:

  • managing health and safety risks associated with excavation work
  • managing hazards and implementing control measures (e.g. equipment, public safety, ground vibration and weather).

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

Act(s) name

Work Health & Safety Act 2012 (SA) 2012 South Australia

Administering agency

SafeWork SA

Licensing Unit

Contact details

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Enquiries

Licensing Unit

SafeWork SA

Operating address: Level 4
33 Richmond Road
Keswick SA 5035
Mailing address: GPO Box 465
Adelaide SA 5001
Phone: 1300 365 255
Email: help@safework.sa.gov.au
Website: http://www.safework.sa.gov.au/ (Opens in new window)