You can use this compliance code as a practical guide to meet your occupational health and safety duties or obligations in relation to the prevention of falls in the construction of houses.
This information is particularly relevant if you are an employer, self-employed person, principal contractor, or someone who has management or control of a workplace in the general construction industry. It is also relevant for people who install, erect or commission plant, and for employees and health and safety representatives. The code provides information relating to your duties relating to the prevention of falls in general construction and how to identify and manage risks. It uses examples and tools you can apply to your own workplace.
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.