Compliance Code: Excavation - Victoria

Description

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 excavation.

This information is particularly relevant for you if you are an employer, self-employed person, principal contractor, or someone who has management or control of a workplace that involves excavation work.

The code provides practical measures to control risks during excavation work and the broader duties of employers associated with excavation work. It provides examples and tools that you can apply to your own workplace.

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

Task Business Structure Resources
Comply All Compliance Code: Excavation - PDF (Opens in new window)

Act(s) name

Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004 Victoria

Regulation(s) name

Occupational Health and Safety Regulations 2017 Victoria

Administering agency

Department of Treasury and Finance

WorkSafe Victoria

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 Advisory Service

WorkSafe Victoria

Department of Treasury and Finance

Victoria
Operating address: 1 Malop Street
Geelong, Victoria 3220
Mailing address: GPO BOX 4293
Melbourne, Victoria 3001
Email: info@worksafe.vic.gov.au
Website: WorkSafe Victoria (Opens in new window)