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


You must comply with this code if you are an employer or in charge of 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).

This code includes information about how to identify activities in the workplace that may put workers or members of the public at risk of transmission, and how to assess and minimise that risk.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance that may be required.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice can be either a legal requirement or non-legal requirement. Legal codes of practice are defined as a result of legislation. Non-legal codes of practice are defined by industry regulators and bodies.

Act(s) name

Occupational Safety and Health Act 1984 WA

Administering agency

Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety


Contact details

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General Enquiries


Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety

Operating address: Level 1, Mason Bird Building
303 Sevenoaks Street
Western Australia 6107
Mailing address: Locked Bag 14
Cloisters Square PO
Western Australia 6850
Phone: 1300 307 877
Phone: 08 6251 2200
Website: WorkSafe Western Australia (Opens in new window)