National Code of Practice for the Control of Work-related Exposure to Hepatitis and HIV (Blood-borne) Viruses - Western Australia


You will need to comply with this code if you intend to prevent HIV or hepatitis exposure at a workplace.

This code provides guidance to employers on how to minimise the risk of infection from work related exposure to Hepatitis B virus (HBV), Hepatitis C virus and HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus).

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.

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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