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Safe design of structures: Code of Practice

Effective in Tasmania on and from 5 Dec 2018

This code of practice for Safe design of structures:

  • provides practical guidance on how to design safe structures that will be used (or are expected to be used) as a workplace; and how to achieve the standards required under the work health and safety laws
  • applies to persons conducting a business or undertaking that design structures, such as architects, building designers and engineers
  • is relevant for anyone making decisions that influence the design outcome, such as clients, developers and builders
  • covers key elements of safe design
  • covers integrating design and risk management, including pre-design stage and design development phase
  • covers design considerations, including design for safe construction, modification, demolition and more
  • includes checklists and case studies.
Updated: 4th April 2022