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Updated Code of Practice – Concrete and masonry cutting and drilling

March 31, 2019

Commission’s updated Code of Practice – Concrete and masonry cutting and drilling has been adopted.

There are a range of changes have been made, focusing on the appropriate choice of equipment, provision of safe working platforms and extraction of exhausts.

Codes of practice provide guidance for employers, contractors, people in control of workplaces and workers on the management of safety and health hazards, and risks associated with an issue and some of the relevant requirements under the legislation.

As a general rule, the practical guidance in a code should be considered in conjunction with the general ‘duty of care’, under the OSH Act.

View the updated code