OHS Code

Published Date: July 01, 2009
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Part 5 Confined Spaces

Section 44 Code of practice

(1) An employer must have a written code of practice governing the practices and procedures to be followed when workers enter and work in a confined space.

(2) The code of practice must

(a) take into account and apply the requirements of this Part and section 169,

(b) be maintained and periodically reviewed, and

(c) identify all existing and potential confined space work locations at a work site.

(3) A worker involved in any aspect of a confined space entry must comply with the requirements and procedures in the code of practice.