Tasmanian abalone industry: Code of practice

Effective in Tasmania on and from December 2002

This code of practice for the Tasmanian abalone industry:

  • is a Tasmania-only code of practice
  • provides practical guidance on how to manage health and safety risks associated with the abalone industry; and how to achieve the standards required under the work health and safety laws
  • applies to the abalone industry
  • covers diver’s tender, emergency services, decompression schedules, SSBA diving boats, decompression diving, maintenance, checking of gauges and metering equipment, compressors and compressed air system requirements, diving equipment, medical equipment, certification by a medical practitioner, and fitness to dive.
Updated: 24th February 2020