Demolition Work Code of Practice - Tasmania


You will need to comply with this code if you intend to carry out demolition work. Demolition work is a type of construction work that includes demolishing or dismantling a structure that is load-bearing or otherwise related to the physical integrity of the structure.

This code provides practical guidance to principal contractors and other person conducting a business or undertaking who carry out demolition work on how to manage health and safety risks associated with demolition work and outlines how to achieve the required standards. This code applies to all workplaces where demolition work is carried out and anyone involved in these activities and covers planning, controlling risks and demolition plans.

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 2012 Tasmania

Administering agency

Department of Justice

WorkSafe Tasmania

Contact details

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WorkSafe Tasmania

Department of Justice

Operating address: 30 Gordons Hill Road
Rosny Park, Tasmania 7018
Mailing address: PO BOX 56
Rosny Park, Tasmania 7018
Phone: 1300 366 322
Phone: 03 6166 4600
Fax: 03 6173 0206
Website: WorkSafe Tasmania (Opens in new window)