Model Code of Practice: Managing risks in stevedoring


This Code of Practice provides practical advice for persons conducting a business or undertaking (PCBUs) and other duty holders on managing risks associated with stevedoring. It applies to all workplaces where stevedoring operations are carried out.

Activities covered include the loading and unloading of vessel cargo, stacking and storing on the wharf, as well as receival and delivery of cargo within a terminal or facility.

This code should be used in conjunction with the model Work Health and Safety (WHS) Act and Regulations and other relevant legislation such as Marine Orders.


PCBUs, other duty holders and WHS professionals in the stevedoring industry.

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Topic: Stevedoring
Type: Model Code of Practice
Industry: Stevedoring
Publication Date: 2/12/2016

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978 1 76028 908 9docx Model Code of Practice: Managing risks in stevedoringdocx2.76 MB
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