Code of Practice - Abrasive Blasting - Western Australia


You will need to comply with this code of practice if you intend to carry out work involving abrasive blasting or use abrasive blasting products. Abrasive blasting involves using a stream of abrasive material, propelled at high speed to clean, abrade, etch or change the original appearance or condition of the surface, and includes high pressure air, liquid and steam blasting incorporating abrasive material.

The code sets out practical ways that you can identify risks involved with abrasive blasting and implement safety procedures to reduce risk to the health of your employees and meet your occupational health and safety obligations.

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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.

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Comply All Code of Practice Abrasive Blasting - PDF (Opens in new window) Important

Act(s) name

Work Health and Safety Act 2020 Western Australia

Regulation(s) name

Work Health and Safety (General) Regulations 2022 Western Australia

Work Health and Safety (Mines) Regulations 2022 Western Australia

Administering agency

Department of Energy, Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety


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