Code of Practice - First Aid Facilities and Services - Western Australia


If you are an employer, main contractor, or self-employed, you are required to provide a safe workplace for all workers, including yourself. This code provides practical guidance for businesses to meet first aid obligations. This code includes requirements concerning:

  • the provision of first aid facilities and services
  • reporting and recording of occupational injuries
  • training of employees to work without exposure to hazards.

The guidance from this code should be considered alongside the laws and regulations on occupational health and safety. Compliance with this code is not mandatory but will help you meet your legal obligations to provide a safe workplace.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance that may be required.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice can be either a legal requirement or non-legal requirement. Legal codes of practice are defined as a result of legislation. Non-legal codes of practice are defined by industry regulators and bodies.

Act(s) name

Occupational Safety and Health Act 1984 WA

Regulation(s) name

Occupational Safety and Health Regulations 1996 WA

Administering agency

Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety


Contact details

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General Enquiries


Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety

Operating address: Level 1, Mason Bird Building
303 Sevenoaks Street
Western Australia 6107
Mailing address: Locked Bag 14
Cloisters Square PO
Western Australia 6850
Phone: 1300 307 877
Phone: 08 6251 2200
Website: WorkSafe Western Australia (Opens in new window)