Code of Practice - Personal Protective Clothing and Equipment - Western Australia

Description

If you are an employer, main contractor, or self-employed, you are required to provide a safe workplace for all workers, including yourself. This code provides practical guidance for businesses to meet obligations about protective clothing and equipment. This code includes requirements concerning:

  • using personal protective clothing and equipment to minimise exposure to risk from workplace habits
  • guidance on selecting, using, and storing protective clothing and equipment.

The guidance from this code should be considered alongside the laws and regulations on occupational health and safety. Compliance with this code is not mandatory but it will help you meet your legal obligations to provide a safe workplace.

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

WorkSafe

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

General Enquiries

WorkSafe

Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety

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