Code of Practice - Manual Tasks - Western Australia


You will need to comply with this code if you intend to undertake manual tasks.

The code of practice provides:

  • general guidance for employers and workers on the identification, assessment and control of safety and health hazards and risk associated with manual tasks and tools that expose workers to vibration.
  • information on key legislative requirements relating to hazardous manual tasks.

Service type

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.


Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources Important
Comply All Code of Practice Manual Tasks - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted. Important

Act(s) name

Work Health and Safety Act 2020 Western Australia

Regulation(s) name

Work Health and Safety (General) Regulations 2022 Western Australia

Administering agency

Department of Energy, Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety


Contact details

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