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Managing the risk of falls in housing construction: Code of practice

Effective in Tasmania on and from 5 Dec 2018

The code of practice for Managing the Managing the risk of falls in housing construction:

  • provides practical guidance on how to manage the health and safety risks associated with falls in housing construction; and how to achieve the standards required under the work health and safety laws
  • applies to the housing construction industry/worksites
  • includes the role of designers of plants and structures
  • explains the risk management process
  • covers work on the ground or on a solid construction, fall protection devices, work positioning systems, fall arrest systems, ladders
  • covers emergency procedures for falls.
Updated: 11th December 2019