Code of Practice - Concrete and Masonry Cutting and Drilling - Western Australia


You may need to comply with this code if you intend to use concrete and masonry cutting and drilling equipment at a workplace.

This code of practice provides practical advice on ways to manage health and safety risks arising from the use of diamond-tipped and abrasive concrete and masonry cutting and drilling equipment used for:

  • chasing
  • wall sawing
  • reinforced slab cutting
  • core drilling
  • concrete pipe cutting
  • brick cutting
  • block cutting
  • safety grooving and texturing
  • road cutting.

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 Energy, Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety


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