New and revised Codes of Practice for the Northern Territory
Changes have been made to the Codes of Practice approved for use in the Northern Territory. The Attorney-General and Minister for Justice approved 10 new and 14 revised Codes of Practice on Wednesday 4 March 2020.
The following are the new Codes of Practice approved for the Northern Territory.
- Abrasive blasting
- Demolition work
- Excavation work
- Managing electrical risks in the workplace
- Managing risks in stevedoring
- Managing risks of hazardous chemicals in the workplace
- Managing risks of plant in the workplace
- Safe design of structures
- Spray painting and powder coating
- Welding processes
The following Codes of Practice have been revised following a Safe Work Australia review of the model Codes of Practice for technical accuracy, readability and clarification of basic duties.
- Confined spaces
- Construction work
- First aid in the workplace
- Hazardous manual tasks
- How to manage and control asbestos in the workplace
- How to manage work health and safety risks
- How to safely remove asbestos
- Labelling of workplace hazardous chemicals
- Managing noise and preventing hearing loss at work
- Managing the risk of falls at workplaces
- Managing the risk of falls in housing construction
- Managing the work environment and facilities
- Preparation of safety data sheets for hazardous chemicals
- Work health and safety consultation, cooperation and coordination
The following publications have been rescinded and are no longer approved as a Code of Practice in the Northern Territory.
- Northern Territory Fatigue Management - Road Transport
- Prevention of Falls in Construction
- Control of Inorganic Lead at Work
The full list of approved Codes of Practice in the Northern Territory can be found in the Codes of Practice section of the website.