Draft model Work health and safety fourth set Codes of Practice now open for public comment

Safe Work Australia have released the fourth set of draft model Codes of Practice for public comments on Friday 8 June 2012.

Below are the codes released for public comment:

  • Industrial lift trucks
  • Cranes
  • Managing Risks in Forestry Operations
  • Managing Risks of Plant used in Rural Workplaces
  • Amusement devices
  • Managing Security Risks in the Cash-in-transit Industry.

The draft guides released for public comment include Guide for Tunnelling, and Guide for Managing Risks in Cable Logging, which was developed to support the draft Code for forestry operations.

The codes, guides and a detailed FAQ page can be accessed through the Safe Work Australia website.

Public comment period for these Codes of Practice will close on 24 August 2012.

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