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Demolition work notification

Demolition work notices given under the Occupational Health Safety and Welfare Act 1986 will continue to be recognised under the Work Health and Safety legislation (r711):

  • where the work is scheduled to commence on or after 1 January 2013; and
  • where they involve:
    • a loadbearing structure (or part of) > 6m in height;
    • load shifting machinery on a suspended floor; and
    • explosives.

To notify of new work, the SafeWork SA Notification Portal is now operational. 

A unique username and password is required to individuals advising of demolition work to commence. 

Please contact the SafeWork SA Help Centre on 1300 365 255 for a registration form. (No fee applicable)


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