Welding Processes Code of Practice - Tasmania


You will need to comply with this code if you intend weld.

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

  • risk management
  • health monitoring
  • specific hazards and control measures, such as airborne contaminants, radiation, fire or explosions
  • hazard and other control measures, such as ventilation or personal protective equipment.

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

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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)