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New Code of Practice: managing the risks of silica dust in the workplace
The new ACT Managing the risks of airborne crystalline silica (silica dust) in the workplace Code of Practice commences on 15 November 2023.
The Code of Practice sets our clear guidance for persons conducting a business or undertaking when managing the risks of silica dust at work. In the ACT this includes implementing control measures established by the Work Health and Safety Regulation 2011.
See the infographic (PDF 192KB) for further information.
New ACT Code of Practice: managing psychosocial hazards at work
The new ACT Managing Psychosocial Hazards at Work Code of Practice and related amendments to the Work Health and Safety Regulation 2011 will commence on 27 November 2023.
The Code of Practice and the WHS Regulation Amendments set out clear duties for persons conducting a business or undertaking (PCBUs) when managing psychosocial hazards at work. In the ACT this requires implementing control measures according to the work health and safety hierarchy of controls framework.
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