OHS Act

Published Date: October 01, 2013
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Section 33 Code of practice

(1) A prime contractor, contractor or employer involved in work at a work site may be required

(a) by a written order of a Director, or

(b) by the regulations or the adopted code

to establish a code of practice and to supply copies of it to a Director.

(2) A code of practice shall include practical guidance on the requirements of the regulations or the adopted code applicable to the work site, safe working procedures in respect of the work site and other matters as required by a Director, the regulations or the adopted code.

(3) A prime contractor, contractor or employer who establishes a code of practice pursuant to subsection (1) shall ensure that

(a) a copy of the code of practice is readily available to the workers and other persons at the work site, and

(b) all workers to whom the code of practice applies receive appropriate education, instruction or training with respect to the code so that they are able to comply with its requirements.

(4) A Director may from time to time require that the code of practice be revised.