New OHS Compliance Codes Published in VIC

WorkSafe Victoria have released five new Compliance Codes (codes) aligning with the States New Occupational Health and Safety Regulations 2017 (OHS Regulations) and Equipment (Public Safety) Regulations 2017, introduced in June last year.

The codes provide practical guidance to duty holders on how to comply with their duties under the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004 (OHS Act) and OHS Regulations. The following five new codes have been published and are now available:

WorkSafe VIC are currently reviewing the public submissions on the following proposed compliance codes which should be released later this year:

  • Managing asbestos in workplaces

  • Removing asbestos in workplaces

  • Prevention of falls in general construction

  • Prevention of falls in housing construction

Further information on the ongoing development of the safety codes can be found on the WorkSafe website.

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