Compliance Code: Facilities in Construction - Victoria


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 workplace facilities at construction sites. This code provides guidance on identifying facilities that are deemed appropriate and how to maintain them.

This information is particularly relevant if you are an employer or someone with management or control of a workplace construction site. It uses examples and tools you can apply to your own situation.

It includes information on:

  • what workplace facilities are
  • who has duties associated with workplace facilities
  • what the duties are for employers and people with management or control of a workplace
  • what facilities need to be provided
  • types of facilities.

If you comply with this code, you are deemed to comply with the Act or Regulation duty covered by the code. However, this code is not mandatory and duty holders may choose to use some other way to achieve compliance.

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

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

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