Spray Painting and Powder Coating Code of Practice - Tasmania


You may be required to comply with this code if you intend to conduct a business or undertaking that involves spray painting or powder coating processes. This code provides information on the management of health and safety risks associated with spray painting or powder coating processes.

Spray painting describes the process by which liquid paint is applied under pressure to an object either by hand or automatically. Powder coating describes the process by which electrostatically charged powder is applied onto an earthed object. Spray painting and powder coating may be carried out across a number of industries, including those involved with motor vehicles, buildings, furniture, white goods, boats, ships, aircraft and machinery.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.

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

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:


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
Email: wstinfo@justice.tas.gov.au
Website: WorkSafe Tasmania (Opens in new window)