You will require this code if you are undertaking construction, building or demolition work. The code provides guidance on preventing falling injuries and accidents while building.
This code of practice is a Compliance Code. Compliance Codes are made to provide practical guidance to persons who have occupational health and safety duties or obligations.
Compliance with this code of practice is not mandatory. Failure to comply with a Compliance Code does not give rise to civil or criminal liability. However, 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.
Please consult the responsible agency for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required by your business.