You can use this compliance code as a practical guide for how to meet your occupational health and safety duties or obligations in relation to work involving plant. Plant is a broad term that covers:
- amusement structures
- temporary access equipment
- implements and tools.
Most businesses involve using a type of plant. This code provides guidance as to how to protect people who use plant and what activities might pose a risk.
Meeting the requirements of a compliance code means that you have fulfilled your occupational health and safety duties and obligations in relation to the matters covered by the compliance code. However, this code is not mandatory and duty holders may choose to use some other way to achieve compliance.