Code of Practice for the Tasmanian Abalone Industry - Tasmania


You will need to comply with this code if you intend to conduct diving operations using surface supplied breathing apparatus (SSBA) within the Tasmanian abalone industry.

The code will provide the basis for uniformity of practice throughout the Tasmanian abalone industry and covers topics including:

  • diver's tender
  • emergency services
  • decompression schedules
  • SSBA diving
  • boats
  • decompression diving.

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 and Safety Act 2012 Tasmania

Regulation(s) name

Work Health and Safety Regulations 2022 Tasmania

Administering agency

Department of Justice

WorkSafe Tasmania

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