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National Standard for Construction Work

This national standard sets out requirements for issues that are relevant to construction work. Hazards that are present in construction work and covered by other NOHSC standards include: manual handling plant occupational noise hazardous substances dangerous goods. This national standard does not set out all the... Read more


Induction for Construction Work

This National Code of Practice for Induction for Construction Work is part of a package of OHS materials supporting the National Standard for Construction Work. The National Standard for Construction Work [NOHSC:1016 (2005)] (the National Standard), aims to protect persons from... Read more


SB 84 Construction Work on Mines and Quarries

Coal Mining Safety and Health Act 1999 (CMSHA) applies to the construction activity, as it does to other work normally undertaken on the mine. On a metalliferous mine or quarry, the Mining and Quarrying Safety and Health Act 1999 (MQSHA)... Read more


Prevention of falls in general construction

This compliance code applies to fall hazards associated with construction work. Although the code can be applied to house construction, it is not specifically tailored to this type of construction. It is recommended that current WorkSafe guidance for the prevention... Read more


Electrical Practices for Construction Work

From 1 September 2008, the Occupational Health and Safety Amendment (Application to Mining Workplaces and Coal Workplaces) Regulation 2008 was put into place. This amendment regulation extended the application of the Occupational Health and Safety Regulation 2001 to include the mining... Read more


Model Code of Practice - Construction Work

This model Code of Practice has been developed to provide practical guidance to principal contractors and other persons conducting a business or undertaking who carry out construction work on how to meet the health and safety requirements under the WHS... Read more


AS/NZS 3012:1997 Electrical Installations - Construction and Demolition Sites

Under Regulation 422 of the Mines Safety and Inspection Regulation 1995 (WA): The principal employer at, and the manager of, a mine must ensure that construction work at the mine is carried out in accordance with the applicable Australian Standards. This Standard... Read more


AS 2397-1993 Safe Use of Lasers in the Building and Construction Industry

Regulation 6.31 of the Mines Safety and Inspection Regulations 1995 (WA) states: An employer must ensure that —              (a)         a laser or laser product is not operated unless it has been classified and labeled in accordance with AS 2211;            ... Read more


GN014 Resolving payment disputes in building and construction contracts - Information for residential home owners

Every day in Tasmania, contractors, sub-contractors, suppliers and consultants enter into contracts for building and construction work with residential home owners. Sometimes, disputes arise when payment for work that has been done is not paid on time or in full. The new... Read more


National Code of Practice for the Prevention of Falls in General Construction

This National Code of Practice for the Prevention of Falls in General Construction, referred to in this document as the Code, is part of a package of occupational health and safety material supporting the National Standard for Construction Work [NOHSC:1016(2005)]... Read more


MDG 36 Design Guidelines for the Construction of Fuel Containers for use in Underground Coal Mines

A guideline for the design and construction of diesel fuel containers in underground coal mines in New South Wales. Includes physical details, construction methods, filling and dispensing means and signage requirements. Note that the requirements for fixed fuel installations are... Read more


Model Code of Practice - Preventing Falls in Housing Construction

The National Code provides practical guidance and advice to persons working in the housing construction industry on ways to eliminate, or if that is not possible, minimise the risk of falls from height in housing construction work. The National Code... Read more


Amenities for Construction Work

This code of practice covers the provision of amenities for persons engaged in construction work, or activities connected with construction work, including: • General provisions • Change rooms • Meal rooms • Toilets and sanitation • Washing • Showers •... Read more


Moving Plant on Construction Sites

From 1 September 2008, the Occupational Health and Safety Amendment (Application to Mining Workplaces and Coal Workplaces) Regulation 2008 was put into place. This amendment regulation extended the application of the Occupational Health and Safety Regulation 2001 to include the... Read more


AS/NZS 1873.2:2003 Powder-Actuated (PA) Hand-Held Fastening Tools

Under Regulation 422 of the Mines Safety and Inspection Act 1994 (WA): The principal employer at, and the manager of, a mine must ensure that construction work at the mine is carried out in accordance with the applicable Australian Standards. This Standard is specified... Read more


Construction Work at Coal Workplaces

GNC-007 This guidance note has been issued by New South Wales Department of Primary Industry (NSW DPI) to assist industry in fulfilling its statutory obligations as outlined in the Occupational Health and Safety Regulation 2001 as amended by the Occupational Health... Read more


ACT Building and Construction Industry Safety Handbook

This Safety Handbook is to provide members of the building and construction industry with a common set of basic safety requirements applicable to sites, regardless of size. ... Read more


Heat Stress chapter

Guidelines for recognizing, assessing and controlling heat stress; construction operations where heat stress commonly occurs; workplace responsibilities; policies and procedures; preventative measures; first aid treatments ... Read more


Falls, Number 1 cause of accidental death in construction

When you review accidental deaths in Ontario construction, falls are the number one killer ... Read more


GN015 Resolving payment disputes in building and construction contracts - Building and construction industry respondents

The new Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act 2009 aims to help resolve these disputes quickly, which helps everyone to continue to work together. It will help contractors, subcontractors, suppliers and consultants receive or recover payments for the... Read more



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