Managing risks of plant in the workplace
WorkSafe Western Australia
This Code is intended to be read by a person conducting a business or undertaking (PCBU). It provides practical guidance to PCBUs on how to manage health and safety risks associated with managing risks of plant in the workplace.
This Code may be a useful reference for other persons interested in the duties under the WHS Act and WHS Regulations.
This Code applies to all types of work and all workplaces covered by the WHS Regulations where plant is operated and where plant equipment is used or stored.
Further information is available in Safe Work Australia’s Guidance material for the safe design, manufacture, import and supply of plant.
2: The Risk Management Process
3: Controlling Risks: From Purchase To Disposal
4: Specific Control Measures
5: Plant Registration
6: Keeping Records
Appendix 1: Glossary
Appendix 2: Registrable Plant Designs And Items Of Plant
Appendix 3: Hazard Checklist
Appendix 4: Examples Of Technical Standards