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.

Please note there are numerous broken links within these aged documents. If you require access to a link that is broken, please email highriskwork@swa.gov.au for assistance.

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