Safe Design of Structures Code of Practice - Tasmania


You will need to comply with this code if you intend to design structures used in a workplace.

This code provides practical guidance on how to design safe structures that will be used (or are expected to be used) as a workplace and outlines how to achieve the required standards. This code applies to persons conducting a business or undertaking that design structures or made decisions that influence the design outcome and covers topics including:

  • key elements of safe design
  • integrating design and risk management
  • design considerations such as design for safe construction or maintenance

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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