Managing the work environment and facilities: Code of practice

Effective in Tasmania on and from 5 Dec 2018

The code of practice for Managing the work environment and facilities:

  • provides practical guidance on how to provide and maintain a safe and healthy physical work environment; and how to achieve the standards required under the work health and safety laws
  • applies to all workplaces where plant is used and anyone involved in these activities
  • covers the work environment, including entry and exit, floors and other surfaces, housekeeping, lighting and more
  • covers facilities, including toilets, handwashing, eating facilities, showers and change rooms, and more
  • includes guidance for specific work, including outdoor work and remote/isolated work
  • includes a checklist and examples of facilities for different workplaces.
Updated: 24th February 2020