Hazardous Manual Tasks Code of Practice - Tasmania


You will need to comply with this code if you intend to carry out a business or undertaking involving manual tasks.

This code provides practical guidance on how to manage health and safety risks associated with hazardous manual tasks and outlines how to achieve the required standards. This code applies to all workplaces where hazardous manual tasks are carried out and anyone involved in these activities and covers topics including:

  • musculoskeletal disorders and hazardous manual tasks
  • controlling risks using hierarchy of control
  • roles of designers, manufacturers, importers and suppliers.

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

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