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Managing electrical risks in the workplace: Code of practice

Effective in Tasmania on and from 5 Dec 2018

The code of practice for Managing electrical risks in the workplace:

  • provides practical guidance on how to manage health and safety risks associated with electrical work; and how to achieve the standards required under the work health and safety laws
  • applies to all workplaces where electrical work is done and anyone involved in these activities
  • explains the risk management process, specific hazards and control measures
  • covers working de-energised; isolations, locking off and access; energised electrical work and working near energised electrical parts; tools and equipment; and high voltage electrical work
  • compares portable and non-portable residual current devices (RCDs)
  • includes a checklist.
Updated: 23rd August 2023