Model Code of Practice: Managing the risk of falls at workplaces

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This model Code of Practice provides guidance on managing the risk of a falls by a person from one level to another that is reasonably likely to cause injury. 

It applies to all workplaces covered by the Work Health and Safety (WHS) Act and WHS Regulations. 

 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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Managing health and safety
Model Work Health and Safety Laws
The work environment
Model WHS Laws
Identify, assess and control hazards
Slips, trips and falls
Safe design
Cranes
Working at heights