Managing Electrical Risks in the Workplace Code of Practice - Tasmania


You will need to comply with this code if you intend to carry out electrical work. Electrical work includes the installation, repair, alteration or removal of an electrical infrastructure, electrical circuit or associated fittings, equipment or accessories.

This code provides practical guidance on how to manage health and safety risks associated with electrical work and outlines how to achieve the required standards. This code applies to all workplaces where electrical work is done and anyone involved in these activities and covers topics including:

  • risk management process
  • specific hazards
  • control measures
  • working de-energised
  • portable and non-portable residual current devices.

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.

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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