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Hazardous manual tasks: Code of practice

Effective in Tasmania on and from 5 Dec 2018

The code of practice for Hazardous manual tasks:

  • provides practical guidance on how to manage health and safety risks associated with hazardous manual tasks; and how to achieve the standards required under the work health and safety laws
  • applies to all workplaces where hazardous manual tasks are carried out and anyone involved in these activities
  • explains musculoskeletal disorders and hazardous manual tasks
  • explains controlling risks using the hierarchy of control
  • explains roles of designers, manufacturers, importers and suppliers
  • includes templates/samples.
Updated: 11th December 2019