Managing the Risks of Plant in the Workplace Code of Practice - Tasmania


You will need to comply with this code if you intend to use or be involved in using plant. Plant includes any machinery, equipment, appliance, container, implement or tool, or any component or other item fitted or connected to any of those items such as machinery, vehicles and power tools.

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

  • the risk management process
  • controlling risks from purchase to disposal
  • specific control measures
  • plan registration and record keeping.

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 2022 Tasmania

Administering agency

Department of Justice

WorkSafe Tasmania

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