You will be required to comply with code if you design, manufacture, or import machinery and plant for workplace use. You will also be required to comply with this code if you use machinery and plant in your workplace.
Machinery includes all machines and their parts. A machine is any apparatus that has interrelated parts and is used to perform work. Plant includes machinery, equipment, appliances, implements or tools and any component or fitting or accessory of these.
This code outlines a range of hazards associated with common machinery and plant, as well as risks that may result from these. It provides practical guidance on methods that can be used to guard common machinery and plant at the workplace. It also includes advice on what to consider when designing appropriate guards.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance that may be required.