Model Code of Practice: Safe design of structures


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Use this model Code of Practice if you design structures that will be used, or could reasonably be expected to be used, as a workplace. This includes architects, building designers and engineers. 

This model Code is also relevant for anyone making decisions that influence design outcomes, such as clients, developers and builders. 

In this model Code, the word:  

  • ‘should’ indicates a recommended course of action, and  

  • ‘may’ means an optional course of action. 

The words ‘must’, ‘requires’ or ‘mandatory’ mean that the courses of action are compulsory. 

Check with your regulator to find out if this Code of Practice has legal effect in your jurisdiction. 

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