Code of Practice - Safe Design of Buildings and Structures - Western Australia


You will need to comply with this code if you intend to undertake activities relating to the design of buildings or structures.

This code aims to:

  • explain the legal obligations applicable to a person who is in control of, or who may have influence over, the design of a building or structure
  • provide guidelines for ways in which these obligations can be met by providing practical guidance on ways of maximising the safety of the design.

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

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 Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety


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